INTERNAL VALIDITY

Degree to which a study or experiment is free from flaws in its internal structure and its results can therefore be taken to represent the true nature of the phenomenon.

INTERNAL VALIDITY: "Internal validity deals with the flaws possible in experiments."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INTERNAL VALIDITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/internal-validity/ (accessed September 22, 2017).
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