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Why internal validity is not prior to external validity

Persson, Johannes and Wallin, Annika (2012) Why internal validity is not prior to external validity. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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We show that the common claim that internal validity should be understood as
prior to external validity has, at least, three epistemologically problematic aspects: experimental artefacts, the implications of causal relations, and how the mechanism is measured. Each aspect demonstrates how important external validity is for the internal validity of the experimental result

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Keywords: internal validity; external validity; Causation; Campbell; Cronbach
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Confirmation/Induction
General Issues > Experimentation
Specific Sciences > Psychology/Psychiatry
Depositing User: Johannes Persson
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 12:32
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2012 12:32
Item ID: 9171

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