false positive refers to assessment error in which pathology is reported, that is, test results are positive when none is actually present.
Other /More definition:
False positive which is also known as a Type I error or False alarm refers to a case in which a neuropsychological test erroneously indicates the presence of a pathologic condition. the incorrect reporting of the presence of a signal on a trial in which only noise occurs
Other /More definition:
False positive which is also known as a Type I error or False alarm refers to a case in which a neuropsychological test erroneously indicates the presence of a pathologic condition. In test-decision analysis, a case in which the test suggests a positive classification, yet the correct classification is negative.
List of books: False,positive

Related Articles