Validity | What is valid #ValidMeasures

Validity is an important concept and works in tandem with Reliability. In our previous Psychometric Vibes, we focussed on Reliability.  We will now look at Validity. Psychometric assessment methods and tests should have valid and reliable research, as well as data to support the statement that it is a sound measure. These two properties are [...]

By | 2020-09-04T13:26:27+02:00 Sep 4th, 2020|Psychometric Vibes|0 Comments

Reliability | What to consider #ConsistentReliability

Psychometric assessment involves assigning scores to individuals so that they represent some characteristic of the individuals. How do Psychometrists know that the scores actually represent the characteristic, especially when it is a construct like intelligence, self-esteem, depression, or working memory capacity? The answer is that they conduct research using the measure to confirm that the [...]

By | 2020-06-22T15:04:54+02:00 Jun 22nd, 2020|Psychometric Vibes|0 Comments