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ERIC Number: EJ517194
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Validity of Psychological Assessment: Validation of Inferences from Persons' Responses and Performances as Scientific Inquiry into Score Meaning.
Messick, Samuel
American Psychologist, v50 n9 p741-49 Sep 1995
Presents a comprehensive review of validity that includes an empirical evaluation of the actual and potential consequences of score interpretation and use, how those consequences come about, and what determines them. Six distinguishable aspects of construct validity are highlighted as a means of addressing central issues implicit in the notion of validity as a unified concept. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented as a keynote address at the Conference on Contemporary Psychological Assessment (Stockholm, Sweden, June 7-8, 1994).