Key Terms - Reliability

What is external reliability?
How consistently a measure measures something over a time e.g whether the study can be replicated and the same results found
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What is internal realibility?
How consistent the study is within itself e.g participants has been tested in the same way and has responded in the same way
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What is inter-rater reliability?
When two observers who have observed the same participants have got the same reesults
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What is test-retest?
Way of measuring external reliability, the same participant is given the same test at two different points
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What is split half?
Way of observing internal reliability in self-reports or experiment: the test items for the same participant will be divided in half and the results from each half will be compared to see if they're the same
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What is internal realibility?

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How consistent the study is within itself e.g participants has been tested in the same way and has responded in the same way

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