The implicit relational assessment procedure: emerging reliability and validity data

Golijani-Moghaddam, Nima and Hart, Aidan and Dawson, David L. (2013) The implicit relational assessment procedure: emerging reliability and validity data. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 2 (3-4). pp. 105-119. ISSN 2212-1447

Full content URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2013.05.002

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Abstract

The Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP) is a measure of ‘implicit cognition' developed on the basis of a contemporary behavioural analysis of language and cognition. The IRAP has now been applied to a range of foci over five years of published research. A frequently-cited caveat in publications to date is the need for further research to gauge the reliability and validity of the IRAP as an implicit measure. This review paper will provide a critical synthesis of available evidence for reliability and validity. The review applies a multifaceted test-theory approach to validity, and reliability is assessed through meta-analysis of published data. The discussion critically considers reviewed IRAP evidence with reference to the extant literature on alternative implicit measures, limitations of studies to date, and consideration of broader conceptual issues.

Additional Information:Available online 25 May 2013
Keywords:Relational Frame Theory, Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure, implicit cognition, reliability and validity
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C800 Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C830 Experimental Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C810 Applied Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C840 Clinical Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
ID Code:9713
Deposited On:04 Jun 2013 16:51

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