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Evaluation of Reliability and Validity

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Evaluate both the reliability and validity of each of the following sources:

- Wikipedia
- American Psychological Association Web Site

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When dealing with reliability of information one is speaking of how consistent the information may be. Validity is relating to how true that information is.

Wikipedia

With Wikipedia people are allowed to alter the information at any time, and these alterations are not checked. Wikipedia is neither reliable nor valid because of this. The ...

Solution Summary

The response addresses validity and reliability when dealing with two sources.

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