psychometrician

noun
psy·​cho·​me·​tri·​cian | \ ˌsī-kə-mə-ˈtri-shən How to pronounce psychometrician (audio) \

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

Examples of psychometrician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Which, in the context of Facebook and Cambridge Analytics, is where the psychometricians at Cambridge University come in. Antonio García Martínez, WIRED, 19 Mar. 2018 Teachers know that good standardized measurements designed by knowledgeable psychometricians are vitally important measures. Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, 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, 3 May 2017

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First Known Use of psychometrician

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Psychometrician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychometrician. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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psychometrician

noun
psy·​cho·​me·​tri·​cian | \ -mə-ˈtrish-ən How to pronounce psychometrician (audio) \

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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