# ARTIFACT IN ASSESSMENT

an extraneous factor affecting the results of an assessment or evaluation - particularly one associated with the examiner and examinee. See also artifact.

ARTIFACT IN ASSESSMENT: "The results of the experiment were invalid due to an artifact in the assessment- in this case, the fact that the examiner was cuing particular responses from the examinee."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ARTIFACT IN ASSESSMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/artifact-in-assessment/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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