PSYCH  Vol.5 No.11 , August 2014
Psychometric Properties of the Turkish Child and Adult Form of “Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test”
Author(s) Alev Girli*
ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to examine psychometric properties of “Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test” for both children and adult forms. Adult study group consists of 268 participants between the age of 18 - 60 (59.7% female, 40.03% male). Children study group consists of 202 normally developed children and 33 children with autism between the ages of 6 to 16. In the study, 42.1% of children participants (N = 99) were female and 57.9% were male (N = 136). According to results, both forms have adequate internal consistency reliability (Cronbach Alpha value for adult form is 0.71 and for children form is 0.72). In children form, construct validity was examined in terms of age, gender and diagnosis and differentiation of this group were determined. Adults form is determined as a reliable and valid form for high school graduated individuals.


Cite this paper
Girli, A. (2014). Psychometric Properties of the Turkish Child and Adult Form of “Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test”. Psychology, 5, 1321-1337. doi: 10.4236/psych.2014.511143.
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