SPECIFIC TRANSFER By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 using the skills from task in a similar task where the skills are relevant. Compare general transfer. SPECIFIC TRANSFER: "In specific transfer we use knowledge and skills learned from one task to do a similar task." Related Psychology Terms GENERAL TRANSFER DOMAIN-SPECIFIC ABILITY SOCIAL TUNNELING TASK ANALYSIS 1 DISJUNCTIVE TASK INTERHEMISPHERIC TRANSFER LANGUAGE TRANSFER SPECIFIC-STATUS CHARACTERISTICS PERSONNEL TEST RESISTANCE TO INTERFERENCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPECIFIC TRANSFER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/specific-transfer/ (accessed February 28, 2020).