the capacity to think more generally and look at objects and situations as a whole versus as their individual parts.

ABSTRACT INTELLIGENCE: "Jim's abstract intelligence is what allowed him to look at the skyline in it's entirety while other onlookers focused only on the Blue Angels' flying through it."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ABSTRACT INTELLIGENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/abstract-intelligence/ (accessed May 11, 2021).