Cognitive style and analytical ability and their relationship to competence in the biological sciences

Macnab, W., Hansell, M. H. and Johnstone, A. H. (1991) Cognitive style and analytical ability and their relationship to competence in the biological sciences. Journal of Biological Education, 25(2), pp. 135-139. (doi: 10.1080/00219266.1991.9655192)

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Abstract

An investigation was carried out to examine cognitive factors which contribute to competence in the biological sciences. In a previous paper we discussed the various forms of spatial ability (Macnab and Johnstone, 1990). This paper is concerned with the role played by cognitive style and analytical ability.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hansell, Professor Michael
Authors: Macnab, W., Hansell, M. H., and Johnstone, A. H.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
Journal Name:Journal of Biological Education
Publisher:Taylor & Francis
ISSN:0021-9266
ISSN (Online):2157-6009

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