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APSY 8116 Assignment Resources: Week 3

Week 3 Application

Assignment text: Using the Walden Library, select and review a research study/article that relates to this area, and that also addresses validity and reliability.

You can start your search for a research article that addresses statistical reliability and validity in a psychology database such as PsycINFO.

  1. On the Library homepage, click on Databases A-Z

  2.  Click on P and scroll down to PsycINFO.

    Log in with your myWalden email and password. 
  3. Now you are on a search screen with three Search boxes. We will break your topic down into just keywords and type one concept or keyword(s) per box.

    In the first search box type:  

    research OR study

    In the second search box type:  

    statistical reliability OR reliability

    In the third search box type: 

    statistical validity OR validity

    Click the (+) button to create a new search field.

    In the fourth search box type (In the drop-down box to the right of the search field select: SU Subject): 

    forensic psychology

  4. Under the search boxes, check the boxes for "Full Text" and "Peer Reviewed".
  5. Click Search.