Cognitive/Self-Regulatory Aptitudes and Instructional Methods for Complex Skill Learning.
Final rept. 1 Mar 93-31 Aug 96,
MINNESOTA UNIV MINNEAPOLIS DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
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Research conducted in this project covered four related topics A theoretical and empirical examination of the taxonomic structure of perceptual speed abilities, both in general, and in the context of predictive validity for task performance Extension of previous work by Ackerman and Kanfer on the determinants of individual differences in skill acquisition by examining performance after extended practice, and by examining performance after a non-practice retention period Integration of ability and non-ability predictors of individual differences in skill acquisition Using theory and empirical data obtained in previous Air Force sponsored research and the current program, interactions between aptitudes and instructional treatments were examined.
- PSYCHOMOTOR FUNCTION
- MENTAL ABILITY
- JOB SATISFACTION
- APTITUDE TESTS
- PSYCHOMOTOR TESTS
- TEST CONSTRUCTION(PSYCHOLOGY)
- TRANSFER OF TRAINING