bcom 13 - Ability Ability Ability refers to the relatively...

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Ability Ability refers to the relatively stable capabilities people have to perform a particular range of different but related activities. Ability is relatively stable. Abilities are a function of both genes and the environment.
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Cognitive Ability Cognitive abilities are capabilities related to the acquisition and application of knowledge in problem solving. Verbal ability refers to various capabilities associated with understanding and expressing oral and written communication. Oral comprehension is the ability to understand spoken words and sentences.
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Cognitive Ability, Cont’d Verbal ability, continued Written comprehension is the ability to understand written words and sentences. Oral expression refers to the ability to communicate ideas by speaking Written expression refers to the ability to communicate ideas in writing.
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Cognitive Ability, Cont’d Quantitative ability refers to two types of mathematical capabilities. Number facility is the capability to do simple math operations (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing). Mathematical reasoning refers to the ability to choose and apply formulas to solve problems that involve numbers.
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Cognitive Ability, Cont’d Reasoning ability is actually a diverse set of abilities associated with sensing and solving problems using insight, rules, and logic. Problem sensitivity is the ability to sense that there’s a problem or likely will be one. Deductive reasoning refers to the use of general rules to solve problems.
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Cognitive Ability, Cont’d Reasoning ability, continued Inductive reasoning refers to the ability to consider several specific pieces of information and then reach a more general conclusion regarding how those pieces are related. Originality refers to the ability to develop clever and novel ways to solve problems.
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Spatial ability Spatial orientation refers to having a good understanding of where one is relative to other things in the environment. Visualization
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course MGS 3400 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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