ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY

1. The degree where results obtained from research are representative to conditions in the wider world.2. Perception. The degree that a proximal stimulus covaries from a distal stimulus.

ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY: "Ecological validity deals with th e results from experiments being valid in the real world."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ECOLOGICAL VALIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ecological-validity/ (accessed December 10, 2018).
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