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Visual-spatial intelligence is the ability to visualize the position, shape, movements of objects and their relationships to other objects. Visual-spatial intelligence is the ability to mentally imagine how objects would look when moved and how that would change their relationship to other objects. Thinking of visual-spatial intelligence as an intelligence, you might think it's innate: you're either born with it or you're not. But that's not the case at all. When it comes to visual-spatial skills, it's important to have a growth mindset. There are exercises and activities you can do every day to improve your ability to visualize objects, their relationship to other objects, and their position in space. One way to improve your visual-spatial skills is to become one of these moving objects. That's right - move your body. Visual-spatial intelligence includes the ability to visualize your body's relationship to other objects in space, so movements that require this body intelligence can improve your visual-spatial skills. Think about dance and martial arts. If you have to strain your brain to figure out which foot goes where, you're probably strengthening your visual-spatial skills as well as your body. You can also pay attention to the shape, size, and relationship of objects to other objects as you walk outside. What's in the background? What's in the foreground? How far is that tree from the creek? Examine the landscape as objects and explore the position of these objects in comparison to other objects. Fine art can also help your visual-spatial skills. Is there a better way to improve your visual-spatial skills than owning your own brush and painting your own happy little trees? While you're at it, you might as well give up the GPS the next time you drive or go somewhere. GPS doesn't do us any favors in terms of visual-spatial skills. You don't have to pay attention to where you are or how you're going to get to point B when you use the GPS. So, turn off your phone and find yourself a map. Before your next adventure, study the map and figure out how to get from point A to point B. Learning maps is a great way to get your brain to develop your visual-spatial skills. Video games are another way to develop your visual-spatial skills. Think about Tetris. I know that games are a great way to visualize shapes, sizes, and relationships of objects to other objects. They are also a great way to visualize how objects will affect other objects as they move through space. This is definitely a bonus in that they are also fun, and a great way to pass the time on a long car trip without a GPS. You can also try a lot of three-dimensional puzzles. There really is no limit. Even a regular puzzle is a great way to practice your visual-spatial skills because you have to imagine what the pieces will look like when they flip and flip. So, find yourself a puzzle, sit down, and improve your visual-spatial skills. Let's say you've solved the puzzles, put the puzzles together, and are still hungry for more visual-spatial skill development. You can literally build things. The design had to be super strong and able to withstand weights and collisions, so the very process of designing and building this light but sturdy structure requires that intense visual-spatial skills and problem solving. The choice is yours, but if you want to keep your skills, just build something. You can also improve your visual-spatial skills by reading. Any book that involves objects (including people) moving around in space helps improve your skills. Playing a musical instrument improves your visual-spatial skills. Again, it has to do with imagination and visualization. To play a musical instrument, you have to imagine how your body has to move to create a certain sound. More and more jobs require visual-spatial skills. It used to be the territory of architects and designers, but now more and more software, computing, and technical work also requires people to be able to mentally manipulate objects in space. You need visual-spatial skills to think abstractly and understand how details fit together to create an overall picture. So whether you're drawing, playing, building or wandering, the results will be the same. Enhance your visual-spatial skills to better understand the world and your place in it and finally assemble this Kleppstad