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Modeling Growth and Individual Differences in Spatial Tasks (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development)

by Hoben Thomas

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL7610414M
ISBN 100631224424
ISBN 109780631224426
OCLC/WorldCa29552099

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Modeling Growth and Individual Differences in Spatial Tasks (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development) by Hoben Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The goal of the present research as presented in this Monograph is to understand individual differences and growth of children's and adolescent's performance on two spatial tasks through a formal model by: Get this from a library.

Modeling growth and individual differences in spatial tasks. [Hoben Thomas; Arnold Lohaus; Charles J Brainerd] -- Demonstrating the power of mathematical modelling in testing theoretical assumptions, this volume presents two studies of the development of spatial abilities among seven- to year-old subjects.

In 2 studies, subjects between 7 and 16 years of age indicated predictions for the water level in a tilted container or the position of a plumb line. Found that sex differences were evident at all ages; task performance improved with age according to a discrete stage process; and task performance was determined by field effects and rule by: Modeling Growth and Individual Differences in Spatial Tasks (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development) (1st Edition) by Hoben Thomas (Pennsylvania State University), Arnold Lohaus (University Of Munster), Charles J.

Brainerd Paperback, Pages, Published Book Edition: 1st Edition. The chapters on transition potential modeling, cellular automata, hydrologic modeling, and the overview of these topics are exceptionally well-written and easy to follow.

The text gives an overview of many GIS-based models that are currently in use, as well as the theory behind them. Not for everyone, but for what it is, this is a good text.3/5(5). Spatial thinking is an essential part of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), domains that entail external spatial representations such as 2D graphics, 3D models Cited by: 9.

Individual differences in spatial ability were explored among educational psychology and engineering students as they related to performance on a real-world spatial task. Urban growth is a continuous spatial expansion, and happens as a spatial-temporal process.

This physical process influenced by various driving factors on the subsystems within the main urban : Jianquan Cheng. Summary. Written in recognition of developments in spatial data analysis that focused on differences between places, the first edition of Local Models for Spatial Analysis broke new ground with its focus on local modelling methods.

Reflecting the continued growth and increased interest in this area, the second edition describes a wide range of methods which account for local variations in. Sven Erik Jørgensen, Brian D. Fath, in Developments in Environmental Modelling, Concepts and Terms.

A key concept in the area of spatial modelling is scale, which refers to the spatial extent of the ecological is important to choose an appropriate scale related to the specific question at hand, because the processes that affect the different organisms may influence.

The individual growth model is a relatively new statistical technique now widely used to examine the unique trajectories of individuals and groups in repeated measures data.

This technique is increasingly used to analyze the changes over time in quality of life (QOL) by: III. VALUES AS A SOURCE OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES A value refers to the importance a personal attaches to something, and values are another source of individual differences.

Values are closely tied in with ethics, the moral choices a person makes. Differences in values among people often stem from age, or generational Size: 42KB. All of the models discussed in this book are spatial, meaning that they describe the variation of one or more phenomena over the Earth’s surface.

The inputs to a spatial model must depict spatial variation, which is why a GIS is a partic-ularly good platform for modeling (this subject is File Size: KB. The study of correlates of change is the investigation of systematic individual differences in growth.

Our representation of systematic individual differences in growth is built up in two parts: (a) a model for individual growth and, (b) a model for the dependence of parameters in the individual growth models on individual by: ability.

Other examples of tasks requiring visual-spatial ability include packing (as when you must decide if a certain box is large enough for the objects you want to put into it) and using mirror images (as when you are combing your hair while looking into a mirror). Spatial ability is also important for success in many fields of study File Size: KB.

The two-path model (Model 1) had a better fit than the model with one path to crystallized intelligence (Model 3), χ 2 (1)=, Pmodel without paths (Model 4), χ 2 (2)=, Pmodel fit when the path to fluid/spatial intelligence was taken into by: Spatially explicit models of population dynam-ics can be classified according to whether popula-tion sizes, space, and time are treated as discrete or continuous entities (Table 1).

For the purposes of this review, I define IBMs as such models in which a discrete individual that has at least one feature unique is the fundamental modeling unit. The Spatial and TimeSeries task views shed light on spatial, and temporal data handling and analysis, individually.

Representing data In long tables: In some cases, spatio-temporal data can be held in tables ( objects), with longitude, latitude and time as three of the columns, or an identifier for a location or region and time as. (e.g., relative performance of males versus females or of older versus younger children) in no way prejudge the immutability of those differences.

To continue with the example of mental rotation, the statement that Learner A has better mental rotation skills than Learner B says nothing about whether or not Learner B’s mental rotation skills might be improved (e.g., through repetition) to be.

About this Book This title provides a broad overview of the different types of models used in advanced spatial analysis. The models concern spatial organization, location factors and spatial interaction patterns from both static and dynamic perspectives.

Spatial reasoning problems are considered in a variety of areas, but different areas have different spatial rea-soning tasks. In computer vision, for example, recog-nition of familiar objects can be the main spatial rea-soning task.

Our focus in this paper is on modeling physical systems for reasoning about spatially complex motion of the systems.In addition, we examine the extent of individual differences in children’s performance on three non-verbal spatial tasks, including a spatial transformation task, a block design task and a non-verbal spatial analogies task and whether performance levels on these three tasks are by: Sex differences in spatial ability are well documented, but poorly understood.

In order to see whether working memory is an important factor in these differences, 50 males and 50 females performed tests of three-dimensional mental rotation and spatial visualization, along with tests of spatial .