Spatial ability research has been approached from several psychological vantages since its beginnings in the late 1800s. This contribution attempts a summation of spatial ability research, beginning with a historical vignette and a major section on each psychological approach including the psychometric, developmental, differential and information processing approach. Of importance is what each approach has contributed to our knowledge of spatial ability.
Mohler, J. L. (2008). A review of spatial ability research. Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 72(3), 19-30.
A review of spatial ability research
J. L. Mohler
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