Examining Psychometric Properties of Self-esteem Implicit Association Test

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Major aim of current study is to examine psychometric properties of self-esteem implicit association test. Special goals to examine the test-retest reliability, internal consistency, convergent and discriminant validity. Our population was the students of Shahid Beheshti University and 300 undergraduate and graduate students were selected through purposive sampling. Also 50 students from faculty of Education and psychology were selected in order to examine test- retest reliability. Results showed that test-retest reliability and internal consistency was 0.52 and 0.63 respectively. Also convergent validity with name-letter test and discriminant validity with Rosenberg explicit self‌-esteem both obtained 0.06. The results of current study, consistent with previous research, indicating that self-esteem IAT has an appropriate reliability and internal consistency, impoverished convergent validity and acceptable discriminant validity. These results can be interpreted


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