ACADEMIC APTITUDE By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 holding enough ingenuity to comprehend a task at hand and carry out a cognitive act. Such abilities may be learned or inborn. ACADEMIC APTITUDE: "Unfortunately, many people never even pursue a college education because they assume they don't have the academic aptitude for it." Related Psychology Terms WOLF CHILDREN AUTOMATIC THOUGHTS TASK SPECIFICITY OF LANGUAGE REMINISCENCE ACADEMIC INTELLIGENCE TASK COHESION FACULTY ATTENTION LOAD MEASURE APTITUDE TEST VERBAL COMPREHENSION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ACADEMIC APTITUDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/academic-aptitude/ (accessed January 23, 2018).