PREFERRED TERM
ability tests  
DEFINITION
  • Ability tests are assessment instruments designed to measure the capacity of individuals to perform particular physical or mental tasks. Ability tests were developed in the individual differences tradition of psychology and evolved from early tests of general intelligence. [Source: Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics; Ability Tests]
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ENTRY TERMS
  • aptitude tests
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/ability_tests
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