VALIDATION

noun. the procedure involved in identifying the correctness of a tool in gauging what it is made to gauge.

VALIDATION: "The validation procedure will rule out whether or not the scale can be used in the trial."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "VALIDATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/validation/ (accessed May 26, 2018).
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