Construct Validity in Psychology: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT an example of a construct?

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1. What is construct validity?

2. The threats to construct validity include which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help determine your knowledge of construct validity, as well as terms like discriminant validity and convergent validity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Examples of constructs
  • Definition of construct validity
  • Differences between convergent and discriminate validity
  • Purposes of constructs

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand the concept of construct validity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about discriminant validity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can reading information regarding constructs and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about construct validity, review the corresponding lesson Construct Validity in Psychology: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Find examples of a construct
  • Define construct validity
  • Identify threats to construct validity
  • Learn about examples of convergent validity
  • Differentiate convergent validity and discriminant validity