Define internal validity, external validity, social validity and discuss their importance to behavioral research.

Validity
In this week’s Instructor Contact Session, your instructor talks about different types of validity. Post a substantive response to the following discussion questions:

Define internal validity, external validity, and social validity, and discuss their importance to behavioral research.
Based on your discussions so far in this class, describe different ways one can evaluate a particular study’s external, internal, and social validity.

Validity
In this week’s Instructor Contact Session, your instructor talks about different types of validity. Post a substantive response to the following discussion questions:

Define internal validity, external validity, and social validity, and discuss their importance to behavioral research.
Based on your discussions so far in this class, describe different ways one can evaluate a particular study’s external, internal, and social validity.