EMPIRICALLY KEYED TEST By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A test where the answers are coded in a way to maximise criterion validity, construct validity or both. See empirical criterion keying. EMPIRICALLY KEYED TEST: "An empirically keyed test has answers that are coded for validity." Related Psychology Terms VALIDITY GENERALIZATION MODEL OF SELECTION VALIDITY JOB PERFORMANCE TEST CONSTRUCTION CONSTRUCT VALIDATION BASIC ACHIEVEMENT SKILLS INDIVIDUAL SCREENER (BASIS) DISCRIMINANT VALIDITY BODY BOUNDARIES THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST (TAT) FREE-RESPONSE TEST Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMPIRICALLY KEYED TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/empirically-keyed-test/ (accessed October 1, 2020).