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quizzz - Explain key differences between the following...

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Explain key differences between the following: Aptitude/Ability – including tests of aptitude and ability The difference between Aptitude and Abilities is that Aptitude could be the potential, which has as yet not been tapped and trained to a skill level. Whereas ability as the word describes is, it is present here and now in the individual. In young children especially, aptitude denotes the child’s potential to do a certain activity. For example if the child is able to create pictures, forms in his mind and bring them out in art form. Basically what an aptitude test can reveal is the person’s mental abilities. To put it bluntly it measures your brains potential. Originally a person’s mental capacity was evaluated based on his ability to reason and analyze situations and issues. Aptitude tests measure a person’s present performance on selected tasks to provide information that can be used to estimate how the person will perform at some time in the future or in a somewhat different situation. An ability -- a term that is interchangeable with
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