Reliability/validity

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Internal reliabilty
Consistency of results of test across items within test
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External reliabilty
Extent to which test score varies from one time to another
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Inter-rater reliability
2 observers consistently observe same behaviour and 2 sets of data is correlated
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Internal validity
How accurate piece of research is at measuring what it aims to measure
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External validity
Can be generalised to other settings
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Face validity
How good research looks to be at testing what it's meant to be testing
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Construct validity
If it measures the actual behaviour it sets out to measure
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Concurrent validity
If test gives same results as another test
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Population validity
How accurately the study measures behaviour in the general population
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Ecological validity
How like real life it is
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Criterion validity
How much one measure predicts the value of another measure
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Predictive validity
If the research can predict certain behaviours
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Extent to which test score varies from one time to another

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External reliabilty

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2 observers consistently observe same behaviour and 2 sets of data is correlated

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How accurate piece of research is at measuring what it aims to measure

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Can be generalised to other settings

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