Spatial ability for STEM Domains: Aligning over 50 years of cumullative psychological knowledge solidifies its importance

By Wai, Jonathan, Lubinski, David, & Benbow, Camilla P., Vanderbilt University

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Publication:
2009
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Article
Journal
Journal of Educational Psychology
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Volume
93
Issue
3
Pages
604-614
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No
Educational Research
Yes
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The importance of spatial ability in educational pursuits and the world of work was examined, with particular attention devoted to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) domains. Participants were drawn from a stratified random sample o