FLOOR EFFECT

the inability of a test to measure or discriminate below a certain point, usually because its items are too difficult. Compare ceiling effect.

FLOOR EFFECT: "The floor effect is a test measure that won't go below a certain point."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLOOR EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/floor-effect/ (accessed May 22, 2019).
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