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Validity in Psychology: Types & Definition

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What are the two types of construct validity?

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1. Which statement is NOT true regarding validity?

2. What is the difference between concurrent and predictive validity?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand validity with this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of what validity is and the different types that are used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Types of construct validity
  • Concurrent and predictive validity
  • Context validity
  • Criterion-related validity

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related validity lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information about validity in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as concurrent validity and predictive validity

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to validity, read through the brief lesson called Validity in Psychology: Types & Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Define convergent validity
  • Recall discriminant validity and how it measures two constructs
  • Learn about content validity
  • Understand the two types of criterion-related validity
  • Know the importance of validity in research that affects people
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