Explore BrainMass

Four Types Of Validity In Research And Psychology

What are four types of validity for research and psychology? How are they familiar or different?

Solution Preview

Here are some different types of validity in research:

1. Content validity: indicates that the items tested actually represent the material that was supposed to be tested.

2. Concurrent validity: when there is already another measure of the outcome and the results can be compared.

3. Criterion validity: when you are able to test to predict the outcome or ...

Solution Summary

Discusses the different types of validity when it comes to research in psychology.