CRITERION VALIDITY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 ONE-GROUP PRE-POST DESIGN CATEGORICAL DATA AGE RATIO CONCURRENT VALIDITY L DATA DATABASE BEHAVIOR RECORD CASE HISTORY CRITERIA) TEST BIAS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CRITERION VALIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/criterion-validity/ (accessed October 25, 2020).