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    Is there a form of validity that refers to how much results apply to animals but not humans (something like cross species validity)? For example DeCoursey found that chipmunks lost a sleep/wake cycle when they had their SCN's broken however this is does not have the same impact on humans therefore lacks [something] validity.
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    I guess "phylogenetic validity" would be the phrase, but that's not commonly used and hence awkward.

    You could say things like "not conserved across species".
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    (Original post by Billy9991)
    Is there a form of validity that refers to how much results apply to animals but not humans (something like cross species validity)? For example DeCoursey found that chipmunks lost a sleep/wake cycle when they had their SCN's broken however this is does not have the same impact on humans therefore lacks [something] validity.
    I would just rephrase the sentence, not sure if there is a widely excepted term. Sometimes term predictive validity is used (e.g. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3384226/), but in a slightly different context.
 
 
 
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