Psychometric meta-analysis

Definition: Psychometric meta-analyses aim to correct for attenuation of the effect sizes of interest due to measurement error and other artifacts by using procedures based on psychometric principles, e.g. reliability of the measures. These procedures should be implemented before using the synthesised effect sizes in correlational or experimental meta-analysis, as making these corrections tends to lead to larger and less variable effect sizes.

Related terms: Correlational meta-analysis, Hunter-Schmidt meta-analysis, Meta-analysis, Non-Intervention, Reproducible, and Open Systematic Reviews (NIRO-SR), Publication bias (File Drawer Problem), Validity generalization

References: Borenstein et al. (2009), & Schmidt and Hunter (2014)

Drafted and Reviewed by: Adrien Fillon, Mahmoud Elsherif, Eduardo Garcia-Garzon, Helena Hartmann, Catia M. Oliveira, Flávio Azevedo

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