DOMAIN-SPECIFIC ABILITY By N., Sam M.S. - 32 A cognitive ability specific to doing task. Compare domain general ability. DOMAIN-SPECIFIC ABILITY: "Recognising people is a domain specific ability." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) ACHIEVEMENT TESTS SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS Using the Triage Assessment Form ADOLESCENCE (Theories) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide CEREBRAL CORTEX CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT STRONG METHODS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DOMAIN-SPECIFIC ABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/domain-specific-ability/ (accessed June 28, 2022).