psychometrics

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noun, plural in form but singular in construction psy·cho·met·rics \-ˈme-triks\

Definition of psychometrics

  1. :  the psychological theory or technique of mental measurement

1914

First Known Use of psychometrics

1914


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psychometrics

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noun plural but singular in construction psy·cho·met·rics \-ˈme-triks\

Medical Definition of psychometrics

  1. 1:  a branch of clinical or applied psychology dealing with the use and application of mental measurement

  2. 2:  the technique of mental measurements :  the use of quantitative devices for assessing psychological trends


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