Factor structure of the Spatial ability subtest of the Learning potential test

Authors

JELÍNEK Martin KVĚTON Petr VOBOŘIL Dalibor

Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Klinická psychologie a osobnost
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Field Psychology
Keywords cognition; spatial ability; test
Description The aim of the presented study was to analyze the structure of Spatial ability subtest, which is a part of admission test to Masaryk university and consists of eight items. The sample size was 1540 persons (61% women). Confirmatory factor analysis of tetrachoric correlations revealed the existence of two conceptually different dimensions that were interpreted on the basis of the existence of verbal-analytic, respective visual-analogue mental processes.