Zener cards

plural noun

Ze·​ner cards
: a set of 25 cards that consists of 5 cards of each of 5 kinds bearing a circle, a rectangle, a cross, wavy lines, or a star and that is used in research in extrasensory perception

Word History


after Karl E. Zener †1964 American psychologist

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“Zener cards.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zener%20cards. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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