False Positives and False Negatives

A false positive is when an instrument predicts the individual has a particular criterion when the individual does
not.
A false negative is when an instrument predicts the individual does not have a particular criterion when the
individual actually does.
Answer each of the following questions:

  1. What is an assessment example of a false positive? What consequences could possibly result from this
    false positive?
    2.What is an assessment example of a false negative? What consequences could possibly result from this
    false negative?
    You are required to articulate informed answers based on careful reading of the assigned materials. Please cite
    at least one reference. Use APA style for all your references and citations.
    Textbook:Whiston, S.C. (2017). Principles & Applications of Assessment in Counseling, 5th ed. Cengage
    Learning. Belmont, CA ISBN-10: 1305271483; ISBN-13: 978-1305271487

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