ability

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ability

noun ableness, adaptability, adeptness, aptitude, aptness, capability, capacity, competence, competency, enablement, facultas, faculty, fitness, ingenium, mastership, mastery, potentiality, potestas, proficiency, prowess, skill, versatility
Associated concepts: ability to contract, ability to earn, abillty to pay, ability to perform, ability to provide, ability to purchase, ability to support, capacity, financial ability, readiness, testamentary ability
See also: aptitude, caliber, capacity, efficiency, facility, fitness, flair, force, gift, grade, performance, potential, proclivity, propensity, qualification, quality, science, skill, specialty, strength, technique
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Four cognitive factors were assessed: fluid reasoning (Gf), crystallized ability (Gc), working memory capacity (WMC), and attention control (ATT).
Model 1 included health literacy; model 2 included fluid ability; model 3 included crystallized ability; model 4 included both fluid ability and crystallized ability.
Positive correlations between the KAIT and well established measures such as the WISC-III and WAIS-R afford concurrent validity to the KAIT, bolstering its status as a viable test of fluid and crystallized ability.
There was converging evidence for the lack of a mediating effect for fluid and crystallized ability in that AH4 and NART performance did not correlate with scores on the emotion-labelling or video task in either age group.
IT correlated with a test of Gs but not with tests of fluid or crystallized ability. It had been predicted that IT would also correlate with a test of visual processing ability but this prediction was not supported.