CU-Boulder PSYC 4456 - Reliability, Validity and Journal Articles (6 pages)

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Reliability, Validity and Journal Articles

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This lecture goes into the truth of the completed and determines what it is for research to be reliable and, or valid. This lecture also goes into detail about the types of journal articles as well as their structure.


Lecture number:
4
Pages:
6
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Colorado at Boulder
Course:
Psyc 4456 - Psychology of Personality

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PSYC 4456 1st Edition Lecture 4 Outline of Last Lecture I Research in Personality II Psychological Mindedness Scale III Where do Data Come from Outline of Current Lecture I Is Our Data Telling the Truth Continuation of Lecture 3 a Reliability and Validity b Reliability c Validity i Types of Validity 1 External Validity 2 Internal Validity 3 Criterion Validity 4 Structural Validity 5 Construct Validity ii Example of Validity Harry Potter 1 Division of Houses based on Personality Traits II Types of Articles a Empirical Research Articles b Theory Articles III Structure of Journal Articles a Abstract g References These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Current Lecture I Is Our Data Telling the Truth Continuation of Lecture 3 a Reliability and Validity i Bow N Arrow Target Metaphor b Reliability i Definition findings that are obtained through research that can be duplicated and with consistent findings as the one before it are considered reliable findings 1 Under the same conditions 2 With the same factors 3 With the same results c Validity i Definition takes a look at the entirety of an experiment and determines whether or not the findings meet research method requirements ii Types of Validity 1 External generalization 2 Internal to what extent can we make causal conclusions about an experiment 3 Criterion standard of comparison standard of industry a Prediction of personality i Example SAT ACT Exam exams that utilize mathematical scientific literature critical thinking based questions in order to asses an individuals ability determines what university college an individual is best suited for b True Value i Trying to predict a true value ii Example As an employer I give a possible employee a survey regarding employeeemployer policy with one of the questions being Are you going to steal from me in future Prediction You will not steal Outcome Result You did



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