psychometrician

noun
psy·cho·me·tri·cian | \ ˌsī-kə-mə-ˈtri-shən \

Definition of psychometrician 

1 : a person (such as a clinical psychologist) who is skilled in the administration and interpretation of objective psychological tests

2 : a psychologist who devises, constructs, and standardizes psychometric tests

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Which, in the context of Facebook and Cambridge Analytics, is where the psychometricians at Cambridge University come in. Antonio García Martínez, WIRED, "The Noisy Fallacies of Psychographic Targeting," 19 Mar. 2018 Teachers know that good standardized measurements designed by knowledgeable psychometricians are vitally important measures. Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, "Are teachers professionals?," 11 Aug. 2017 We pair teachers from Minnesota with our own subject-matter experts (many of them former teachers themselves) and psychometricians, experts in test design, to build the assessment. Peggy Young, Twin Cities, "Peggy Young: How to prepare students for key school tests," 3 May 2017

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1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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psychometrician

noun
psy·cho·me·tri·cian | \ -mə-ˈtrish-ən \

Medical Definition of psychometrician 

1 : a person (as a clinical psychologist) who is skilled in the administration and interpretation of objective psychological tests

2 : a psychologist who devises, constructs, and standardizes psychometric tests

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