Psychology tests: What Is Reliability?

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What are the types of Reliability considered in the field of Psychology? Explain each briefly. When possible, provide samples. Cite references please.

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TYPES OF RELIABILITY CONSIDERED IN THE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY
Reliability is defined as the ability of an assay or an assessment to provide the same results or conclusion
after it has been done repeatedly. Thus, literally if a certain assessment derives different results every
time it is used, then it is deemed unreliable, and the reverse is also true. Hence the question is, when
you redo a study, are the results the same or consistent from one instance to another? There are two
major types of reliability in psychology, which are: •


Internal reliability
External reliability

A. Internal reliability- This is the type of reliability us...

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