PNB 3RM3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Beck Depression Inventory, Criterion Validity, Face Validity

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Use factor analysis if you think your internal reliability is low. See if certain clumps of data hang together and represent something unified (i. e. Low internal reliability might tell you that there are multiple factors in data set; not a bad thing. Looking at the ruler in different perspectives, so questions are answered differently. Reliability is meaningless if you don"t have validity as well. Validity means you"re measuring what you think you"re measuring. Establishing validity of abstract constructs can be a lengthy process. If you fail at all things, you do not have construct validity. Face validity - at the face of it, as experts, does construct seem valid? a) Measuring head circumference is a plausible measure of hat size b) c) Many people questioned face validity of unconscious processes. Face validity is not sufficient to conclude that a c) d) Face validity is not sufficient to conclude that a measure has construct valid- ity.

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