CRITERION VALIDITY By N., Sam M.S. - 18 a record of how well an exam relates to data set upon which others can be compared. This data set can be gauged prior to, or following, or simultaneous to the exam being verified. CRITERION VALIDITY: "The criterion validity was examined during the test." Related Psychology Terms Comparison of Assessment Tools APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY VALIDITY GENERALIZATION MODEL OF SELECTION ACHIEVEMENT TESTS LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CRITERION VALIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/criterion-validity/ (accessed February 6, 2023).