Work satisfactions and life satisfactions depend on the extent to which an individual finds adequate outlets for abilities, needs, values, interests, personality traits, and self-concepts.
They conducted large-scale studies of abilities, values, interests, and school subject proficiencies for workers and college and vocational-technical students-in-training.
It stands to reason that individual differences appear when more, rather than fewer, abilities are used to describe a person.
Having appropriate abilities is important in job performance.
Super, 1996) theoretical propositions that relate to abilities have been operationalized into a psychometric instrument, the Ability Explorer (T.
This is an article about abilities and their importance and use in career counseling.
The C-DAC model uses constructs from life-span, life-space theory to supplement the trait and factor model's attention to abilities and interests" (Super et al.
In contrast to the natural blossoming of biologically primary math skills, secondary math abilities can be tough to acquire.
We cannot expect that the acquisition of secondary abilities in school will be particularly enjoyable for children," Geary says.
The distinction between biologically primary and biologically secondary abilities also highlights the importance of cultural forces, rather than innate group differences in intelligence, in producing the much-noted mathematical superiority of Asian youngsters to their U.
children show no differences in math abilities or on tests of general knowledge, an important component of IQ scores, he says.
If Geary's theory holds, biologically secondary abilities probably encompass many of the cognitive skills tapped by g, Siegler asserts.
It's making us ask about the many specific cognitive abilities that make up intelligence.