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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Psychological Test Validity

Gessmann H.-W., Doctor of Clinical Psychology, Director of the Center of Excellence, Diagnostics and Therapy, University of California, Duisburg, Germany, h.w.gessmann@gmail.com
Sheronov E.A.
Abstract
This paper presents a theoretical overview of current aspects about the validity problems of psychological tests. The article demonstrates the importance of the development of psychological tests and the scientific studies of their validity, describes the different types of validity and the possible ways of measurement and determination of the validity coefficients. The paper is recommended for researchers, whose work is dedicated to the development, modification or adaptation of the psychological test.

Keywords: psychological test; validity; internal validity; external validity; face validity; content validity; construct validity; convergent validity; discriminant validity; predictive validity; the current validity; concurrent validity

Column: General psychology

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