OVERIDENTIFICATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. with regard to the general linear model, the existence of more parameters than are required to dictate the model accurately. OVERIDENTIFICATION: "Over-identification can be a hindrance on some experiments." Related Psychology Terms REPARAMETERIZATION LINEAR MODEL NONLINEAR REGRESSION MODEL REDUCED MODEL EXTRA SUM OF SQUARE PRINCIPLE FIXED-EFFECTS MODEL POTENTIAL BOX-COX TRANSFORMATION SATURATED MODEL LEAST SQUARES CRITERION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVERIDENTIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/overidentification/ (accessed May 10, 2020).