Is Spatial Skill a Sign of Creativity?

imagesfrom various Web sources as reported in eSchool News, July 16, 2013 — A gift for spatial reasoning — the kind that may inspire an imaginative child to dismantle a clock or the family refrigerator — may be a greater predictor of future creativity or innovation than math or verbal skills, particularly in math, science and related fields, the New York Times reports.  The study, published Monday in the journal Psychological Science, looked at the professional success of people who, as 13-year-olds, had taken both the SAT, because they had been flagged as particularly gifted, as well as the Differential Aptitude Test…

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