Validity

1. Population validity

  • Whether the results from the sample can be generalized to the target population
  • Whether the researcher are measuring how people actually behave in real-world setting
  • When a narrow measure has been used
  • how well a finding predicts what happens beyond the research
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2. Ecological

  • Whether the researcher is measuring how people actually behave in a real-world setting
  • whether the results from the sample can be generalized to the target population
  • is it measuring what it's suppose to measure

3. Concurrent

  • Whether the researcher is measuring how people actually behave in a real-world setting
  • When a narrow measure has been used
  • Have we gathered the data which supports the results from a different measure
  • is it measuring what it's suppose to measure

4. Criterion/ Predictive validity

  • hether the results from the sample can be generalized to the target population
  • How well findings predict what happens beyond the research
  • Whether the researcher is measuring how people actually behave in a real-world setting
  • Have we gathered the data which supports the results from a different measure

5. Face Validity

  • Generalize beyond research
  • Data which supports the results from a different measure
  • Does the test appears to measure what it's suppose to
  • how well a finding predicts what happens beyond the research

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