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split half reliability

anevaluation of the internal consistency of a test, by splitting test itemsrandomly into two halves and comparing participants'performance on the two halves. The two scores shouldcorrelate highly if the test is internally reliable.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.