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verbal ability

The ability to use words, spoken or written, to communicate.
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To create factor scores for subsequent analysis, an exploratory principal axis factor analysis with oblique rotation (Direct Oblimin with delta set at 0) was performed, with retention of four factors interpreted as Verbal Ability (VA), Figural Reasoning (FR), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), and Memory (Me) (see Table 4).
The recall of verbal material was not correlated with verbal ability, ToM, or problem-solving ability in the USH2 group, the AS group, or the control group (see Table 2).
The observed E4Kids data closely follows the normative relationship between W scores and age (Figure 1): this measure of children's intellect, verbal ability and capacity in addressing applied problems is not biased for age--children of all ages are distributed above and below the measure of expected ability.
The visual ability of facial recognition and the verbal ability to describe emotional expressions have been described in patients with WBS (Bellugi et al.
Essays consider gender stereotypes and their effects on mental rotation performance in primary school children, effects of stereotypes on cognitive sex differences in verbal ability, math skills in primary school children, spatial information processing, the negative consequences of attractiveness in female leaders, science careers and women, and fairness in science funding.
The defendant also should have at least average cognitive abilities, incluing intelligence, literacy, and verbal ability, said Dr.
Evaluation of learning strategies and verbal ability in a sample of university students
Is reading ability, or perhaps verbal ability more broadly understood, relevant to the constructivist and social constructionist theories and models of practice such as narrative career counselling?
In the behaviour dimension, weighted likelihood estimates were used to estimate a student's verbal ability (OECD, 2001b).
Verbal ability assesses command of language, verbal identification, verbal reasoning, understanding of synonyms and vocabulary.
We know through research that 93% of the impression you leave on somebody has little to do with content and everything to do with body language and verbal ability -- how you talk, sound, look and what you're wearing," Gallo reveals.
At age 11, participants had taken tests of general intelligence and maths and verbal ability.