Mechanical, Spatial & Abstract Reasoning
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'Mechanical, Spatial & Abstract Reasoning' provides an overview of key principles relating to mechanical, spatial and abstract thought.
The aim is to facilitate the following learning outcomes.
+ Identify individual elements within a group of elements;
+ Identify a rule connecting a set of figures;
+ Complete a number of test questions by applying a rule connecting a set of figures;
+ Apply techniques aimed at increasing the speed at which logical rules are generated (the faster a person generates solutions, the higher the probability of a correct answer-in a given period of time);
+ Increase the number of elements a person can keep track of in responding to an item (span capacity). Someone with a larger span capacity than someone else can take into account more figures without making errors and hence has a larger probability of a correct answer.
Mechanical, Spatial and Abstract Reasoning ability is a key element in identifying aspects of person's general intelligence. That is why the vast majority of psychometric tests will have a component that relates to abstract and spatial reasoning.
This ebook will provide a measure of eductive ability or fluid intelligence which is relatively independent of specific learning acquired in a particular cultural or educational context.
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percentages, a score of 17 out of 34 would mean that the candidate got 50% of the questions correct. When dealing in percentiles a score of 17 out of 34 may equate to 80 percentile. This means that 20 % of the candidates who did the test got a better mark than 17; 80% of the candidates got a mark lower than 17. About Progressive Matrices Spatial and Abstract Reasoning ability is a key element in identifying a person’s general intelligence. That is why the vast majority of psychometric tests
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