Validity

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1. Concurrent

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

  • When a narrow measure has been used;therefore reducing and over simplifying the complexity of the behavior
  • Have we gathered the data which supports the results from a different measure
  • Whether the researcher is measuring how people actually behave in a real-world setting

3. 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

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. External Validity

  • data that we gather which supports the results from a different measure
  • whether the results from the sample can be generalized to the target populations
  • Generalizable beyond the research
  • whether the reseacher is measuring how people actually behave in a real-world setting

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