TAMU PSYC 330 - Validity of Measures (4 pages)

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Validity of Measures

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Overview of types of validity and assessment strategies


Lecture number:
4
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Psyc 330 - Personality

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PSYC 330 1st Edition Lecture 4 Outline of Last Lecture I Sampling Strategies II Interaction Effect III Reliability and Correlation a Methods of estimating reliability i Test retest ii Internal consistency split half Outline of Current Lecture IV Validity a Face b Content c Criterion related i Predictive ii Concurrent iii Antecedent d Construct i Convergent ii Discriminant V Assessment Strategies a Self report i Pros ii Cons b Projective Methods i Pros ii Cons c Behavioral Methods i Pros ii Cons d Sociometric Methods i Pros ii Cons e Psychophysiological Methods i Pros ii Cons Validity of Measures Refers to whether or not the measurement is accurate o Types face does it look like it measures what its supposed to has nothing to do with whether a measure is accurate not important in determining accuracy Content Validity Measure provides a representative sampling of what is being measured Sampling across the full range of what you re trying to measure Does it measure what its supposed to measure Criterion Related Validity Measure score is related to a criterion that represents the measure Predictive related to the future o Taking the SAT predicts if you re going to be a good college student o Taking a test to see if you ll be a good cop o NFL and predictive screenings of players Concurrent sensitivity specificity related to the present o Results given the present is it related to a criterion that exists right now Antecedent related to the past o Assessing the criteria of a criminal at the time of the crime o Assessing cognitive function before an accident Construct Validity Are we confident the measure a good indicator of the construct Intelligence is an example of construct o Convergent is measure related to other things that are trying to be measured Bad Convergent you don t get relationships you should be getting o Discriminant are we certain the measure isn t measuring something else It isn t measuring something you didn t want it to measure Bad Discriminant Get



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