VISUAL-SPATIAL ABILITY

the capacity to understand and idealize visual symbolizations and spatial associations in learning and in the carrying out of jobs like finding one's way through a labyrinth, carrying out geometric operatives, idealizing items as they are oriented in space from other viewpoints, and reading maps. Starting during teenager years, males typically show a certain spatial superiority whereas females, typically show superiority in facets of verbal capacity.

VISUAL-SPATIAL ABILITY: "Individuals who work at gift wrapping stations during the holiday season must exhibit visual-spatial ability in packing boxes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VISUAL-SPATIAL ABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/visual-spatial-ability/ (accessed September 21, 2019).
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