Validity

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  • Validity
    • Face Validity
      • basic form of validity which a measure is scrutinised to determine if it is measuring what its supposed to be
    • Concurrent Validity
      • extent to which a psychological measure relates to an existing similar measure
    • Ecological Validity
      • extent to which findings from study can be generalised to other settings & situations - form of external validity
    • Temporal Validity
      • extent to which findings from study can be generalised to other historical findings & eras - form of external validity

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