Validity (disambiguation)

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Validity is a property of a logical argument.

Validity may also refer to:

  • Validity (statistics), the application of the principles of statistics to arrive at valid conclusions
  • Test validity, validity in educational and psychological testing
  • Internal validity, the validity of causal inferences within scientific studies, usually based on experiments
  • Statistical conclusion validity, establishes the existence and strength of the co-variation between the cause and effect variables
  • Construct validity, refers to whether a scale measures or correlates with the theorized psychological construct it measures
  • External validity, the validity of generalized causal inferences in scientific studies, usually based on experiments
  • Face validity, the property of a test intended to measure something
  • Predictive validity, the extent to which a score on a scale or test predicts scores on some other measure
  • Content validity, the extent to which a measure represents all facets of a given construct
  • Concurrent validity, the extent to which a test correlates with another measure
  • Discriminant validity, the degree to which results a test of one concept can be expected to differ from tests of other concepts that should not be correlated with this one
  • Convergent validity, the degree to which multiple measures of the same construct lead to the same conclusion
  • Representation validity, also known as translation validity
  • Criterion validity

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