SPECIFIC ABILITY

an ability that is used for a certain task and not for anything but that task. Also called special aptitude. For concept clarity, also read the special factor.

SPECIFIC ABILITY: "A specific ability is not the same as a general ability."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPECIFIC ABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/specific-ability/ (accessed December 3, 2019).
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