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aptitude

[ap′tətyo̅o̅d]
Etymology: L, aptitudo, ability
a natural ability, tendency, talent, or capability to learn, understand, or acquire a particular skill; mental alertness.

aptitude

(ap′tĭ-tood) [L. aptitudo, fitness]
Inherent ability or skill in learning or performing physical or mental endeavors.
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Teniendo en cuenta estas limitaciones, el presente estudio tiene tres objetivos: a) analizar las diferencias en aptitudes intelectuales entre estudiantes espanoles de Educacion Secundaria Obligatoria (ESO) con alta y baja ansiedad social, b) determinar en que grado la ansiedad social explica las altas puntuaciones en aptitudes intelectuales primarias y c) examinar la capacidad explicativa de las aptitudes intelectuales sobre la alta ansiedad social.
The tabular data above show a significant relationship between Technical Aptitude and Faculty Development (T=3.
Survey after survey has found that most New Zealanders are unhappy in their work, but for many it's probably not the job or the employer who is at fault but a condition called 'restless aptitude syndrome' - otherwise known as mid-life crisis.
While this style often leads to meeting expectations, it is the transformational leadership style with right-brain-directed aptitudes that lead to a culture of extraordinary performance.
The factors that are measured by the specific aptitude tests independent of the general intelligence component in these tests don't make any contribution to job performance," Schmidt said.
The hierarchy study of the aptitudes favorable has been realized using the hierarchy scheme of the favorable predispositions (or choosing the better solution, from many possibilities) made by E.
Specifically, we compared "like" scales measuring cognitive/intellectual aptitude, creativity, and leadership on the Universal ACCESS and the GRS.
Is there a significant relationship between the students' programming achievement and their creativity, problem solving ability, general aptitudes, computer attitudes and mathematics achievement?
Pink identifies six "high-concept, high-touch" aptitudes needed in the new era and devotes the bulk of his book to describing them and outlining specific ways for readers to develop them.
for all other occupations, the average pay for men with particular aptitudes (what might be considered the base pay for that occupation);
Men and women, like other definable groups, have dissimilar aptitudes, which is probably why males are so successful in this society.