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Validity - Personality Measures

Match each of the following items with the best corresponding definition:

- A. B. C. D. E. Predictive validity
- A. B. C. D. E. Content validity
- A. B. C. D. E. Construct validity
- A. B. C. D. E. Face validity
- A. B. C. D. E. Discriminant validity

A. A characteristic of a scale whose items obviously reflect the construct(s) the scale is intended to measure.

B. A characteristic of a scale that is present when the scale accurately forecasts the values of some independent measure.

C. A type of validity that is present when a scale demonstrates no or weak relationships to measures of different constructs from the one the scale is intended to measure.

D. A type of validity present when converging evidence demonstrates that the scale actually measures the construct it is intended to measure.

E. A characteristic of a scale that is present when the scale adequately samples the domain it is intended to measure

Solution Summary

This solution matches each item with the best corresponding definition.

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