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Module 8 Lesson 2 Vocabulary Ali Keys Factor Analysis a process in which the values of observed data are expressed as functions of a number of possible causes in order to find which are the most important. In the sport basketball you need to categorize the opposing team into two groups, guards and posts. Mental Age a person's mental ability expressed as the age at which an average person reaches the same ability My little sister’s mental age is going to be different than mine. For example, let’s say that my mental age is 25 because I’m ahead mentally while my sister, Sami’s mental age may be 12 while she’s 13 because she’s still developing. Reliability Consistency of a study or measuring test You may expect your car to consistently reach 60 mph in 10 seconds, its reliable when it does this until something I wrong.
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Validity Validity refers to the quality of being logically or factually sound; soundness or cogency.
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