GENERAL ABILITY

a term that is used to describe the measurable ability believed to underlie skill in handling all types of intellectual tasks. See general factor.

GENERAL ABILITY: "Our general ability is the skill underlying all tasks."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERAL ABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-ability/ (accessed October 2, 2020).
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