fluid ability


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fluid ability

The ability to reason or draw inferences, to understand new information, or to cope with new problems, environments, or experiences.
See also: ability
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The correlation between fluid ability and (a) theory of mind performance was r(22) = .
An initially pleasant frou-frou of a work, it wore out its welcome rather too soon because Caniparoli, for all his fluid ability to assemble dance styles from A to Z into a tasty smorgasbord, didn't vary the ingredients enough.
1) Few people will be persuaded that general intelligence can be so narrowly defined as to consist solely of fluid ability measured by the Progressive Matrices.