Support for the Reliability of Directional Bias, Response Range, and Extreme Checking Response Sets

by Ron D. Hays


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Hui and Triandis (1985) examined three response sets (directional bias, response range, extreme checking) and concluded that correlations across time formed a simplex pattern and, therefore, the response sets change over time. In this paper, the Hui and Triandis data are reanalyzed. In contrast to the original publication, this reanalysis demonstrates that the response set indices were very reliable and a simplex model did not adequately describe correlations across time.

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