EMPIRICALLY KEYED TEST By N., Sam M.S. - 77 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 Comparison of Assessment Tools APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS ACHIEVEMENT TESTS VALIDITY GENERALIZATION MODEL OF SELECTION DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN EDUCATION CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EMPIRICALLY KEYED TEST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/empirically-keyed-test/ (accessed February 2, 2023).