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Measuring the Reliability of Picture Story Exercises like the TAT

Gruber, Nicole and Kreuzpointner, Ludwig (2013) Measuring the Reliability of Picture Story Exercises like the TAT. PLoS One 8 (11), e79450.

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As frequently reported, psychometric assessments on Picture Story Exercises, especially variations of the Thematic Apperception Test, mostly reveal inadequate scores for internal consistency. We demonstrate that the reason for this apparent shortcoming is not caused by the coding system itself but from the incorrect use of internal consistency coefficients, especially Cronbach’s α. This problem ...


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Item type:Article
Date:5 November 2013
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Alumni or Retired Professors > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie VI (Pädagogische Psychologie und Medienpsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Helmut Lukesch
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:reliability, projective test, Thematic Apperception Test, Picture Story Exercise, internal consistency
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:28978
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