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Lecture 4

PSYB32H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Neuropsychological Assessment, Construct Validity, Impression Management


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYB32H3
Professor
Mark Schmuckler
Lecture
4

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textbook relates to my lecture
definitions
reliability-consistency of measurement
test-retest- i.e.IQ
alternate form-gives same result( avoids practice effect)
internal consistentcy-split the test in half,and makes sure the respondent is answering in a consistent
way
validity-reliability necessary for it,
content validity-should havall associated with the disorder
criterion validity-wht is measured is wht it says it measured (concrruent, nd predictive)
construct validity-(disorders are construct),comparison.if can demeonstart diff b/w group then will hv
construct validity
clinical interviews-paradigm highly effects questions asked
structural-(i.e.skin),systematically follow
semi-structure-
behavioral observations-in interview focus on the participant emotions,and also be a diagnostic
Limitations of the interview
-are the participants telling the truth(negative impression management,acting)
-no insight
Positive impression management(not willing to admit to minor faults)
Psychological tests
Psychological screen measure-yes/no (limitation,context needs to be imp,needs proof,very subj),,but
should hv diff scales
MMPI
Beck inventory
Statistical infreq
Norms
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