Gerald is developing a measure of shyness and he determines that students scoring high on the measure also score high for introversion on a well known introversion extraversion scale. The outcome best illustrates ___
A study examines scores on an employment test and job performance six months later. This study is most likely attempting to establish:
Discriminant validity refers to:
the degree to which the measure does not correlate with measures of different constructs.
A major advantage of randomly selecting participants from a population is that:
you can be more confident that your sample is representative of the population.
Jacqueline wanted to assess the reliability of ratings made of children’s aggressive behavior so she had two students rate the degree of aggression displayed by each of 50 children while engaged in play. She then compared the ratings made by these two students and computed the degree of agreement between them.
Jacqueline used what method of assessing reliability?
Suppose you have created a new method of diagnosing anxiety disorders.
How could you demonstrate that your method is a construct valid?
use your method to diagnose a group of participants, then see if your diagnoses match with diagnoses taken from other, established methods