Definition: 'Concurrent Validity'
concurrent validityType: Term
1. an index of criterion-related validity used to predict performance in a real-life situation given at about the same time as the test or procedure; the extent to which the index from one test correlates with that of a nonidentical test or index; how well a score on an aptitude test correlates with the score on an intelligence test.
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