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Coefficient alpha and the internal structure of tests
AbstractA general formula (α) of which a special case is the Kuder-Richardson coefficient of equivalence is shown to be the mean of all split-half coefficients resulting from different splittings ofExpand
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Construct validity in psychological tests.
Validation of psychological tests has not yet been adequately conceptualized, as the APA Committee on Psychological Tests learned when it undertook (1950-54) to specify what qualities should beExpand
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Processes affecting scores on understanding of others and assumed similarity.
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Assessing similarity between profiles.
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Test “reliability”: Its meaning and determination
The concept of test reliability is examined in terms of general, group, and specific factors among the items, and the stability of scores in these factors from trial to trial. Four essentiallyExpand
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Further Evidence on Response Sets and Test Design
reported is new, evidence has also been drawn from scattered publications which were overlooked in the earlier review. Material on response sets is to be found in a great many sorts of studies,Expand
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Time-limit tests: Estimating their reliability and degree of speeding
Non-spurious methods are needed for estimating the coefficient of equivalence for speeded tests from single-trial data. Spuriousness in a split-half estimate depends on three conditions; theExpand
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Studies of acquiescence as a factor in the true-false test.
“The true-false test has been studied to determine whether the hypothecated trait of acquiescence--the tendency to mark items ‘true’ rather than ‘false,’ when guessing--influences scores.Expand
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Conceptual and methodological problems in interpersonal perception.
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Assessment of individual differences.
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