What is Internal Validity in Research? - Definition & Examples


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An experiment high in internal validity identifies that the ________ caused changes in the _________.

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1. What is the strongest statement in research?

2. Explain what is happening with the threat of maturation.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of internal validity and why it is so important in research.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo helps you review:

  • The strongest statement in research
  • Internal validity
  • Mortality in research
  • Threats to internal validity

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as internal validity and mortality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding what mortality refers to
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purposes of internal validity

Additional Learning

To learn more about internal validity, review the related lesson titled What is Internal Validity in Research? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define internal validity
  • Determine the importance of internal validity
  • Identify threats to internal validity