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Criterion-related validity

Criterion-related validity

The degree of effectiveness with which performance on a test or procedure predicts performance in a real-life situation; e.g., a good correlation between a score on an intelligence test such as the scholastic aptitude test and one's 4-year college grade point average.

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Re: Creation of species through programmed evolution

... species proposed by me is scientific. An assertion is scientific if its validity can be tested or it can be disproved (falsified). This is the criterion Karl Popper introduced and universally applied in science to distinguish between ...

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by PAWahid
Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... issue.” The purpose of the experiment therefore was to determine the validity of the hypothesis of “Historical Contingency” (Page 1 para 4) “They ... the LTEE are strictly asexual, we can nonetheless imagine testing this criterion by producing recombinant genotypes.….” Why is the question left ...

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by jevg
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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The law of confrontation the levels energy

... For the first time on an example of mammals is experimentally found, criterion of health according to which operates: natural selection and a ... - at the weakened animals, vivaria, having a cancer (a Fig. 1 and 2). Validity of the chosen way of research then has been confirmed also by variety ...

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by valentindolzhenko
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The law of confrontation the levels energy
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