Psychology; Research Methods - Validity.

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What is Internal Validity
Is the study measuring what is says it is? Is the IV causing the DV to change?
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What effects Internal Validity
Poor control of EV, demand characteristics, investigator effects
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What is Face Validity?
Does it reflect what it is trying to measure?
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What is concurrent validity?
Scores from well known test and new test correlated
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What is predictive validity
How well it predicts something at another time
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What is external validity
Extent to which findings can be generalised
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How is external validity assessed?
Mundane realism? experimental realism? Population validity? Sample? Cultural bias?
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What is population validity?
If findings can be generalised to other people
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What is temporal validity?
If findings can be generalised to other times
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What is ecological validity?
If findings can be generalised to other settings
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What effects Internal Validity

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What is concurrent validity?

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