The Revised Transliminality Scale: Reliability and Validity Data From a Rasch Top-Down Purification Procedure

@article{Lange2000TheRT,
  title={The Revised Transliminality Scale: Reliability and Validity Data From a Rasch Top-Down Purification Procedure},
  author={Rense Lange and Michael Anthony Thalbourne and James Houran and Lance Storm},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2000},
  volume={9},
  pages={591-617}
}
The concept of transliminality ("a hypothesized tendency for psychological material to cross thresholds into or out of consciousness") was anticipated by William James (1902/1982), but it was only recently given an empirical definition by Thalbourne in terms of a 29-item Transliminality Scale. This article presents the 17-item Revised Transliminality Scale (or RTS) that corrects age and gender biases, is unidimensional by a Rasch criterion, and has a reliability of.82. The scale defines a… 

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