ERIC Number: EJ554822
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Can Suppressor Variables Enhance Criterion-Related Validity in the Personality Domain?
Collins, Judith M.; Schmidt, Frank L.
Educational and Psychological Measurement, v57 n6 p924-36 Dec 1997
The potential importance of suppressor variables in the personality domain was studied in classifying white-collar criminals with a validation sample of 435 prisoners and a cross-validation sample of 214. Results suggest that suppressor variables can increase prediction and may contribute to knowledge and theory development. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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