psychometrics

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

Definition of psychometrics

: the psychological theory or technique of mental measurement

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1914

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psychometrics

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

medical Definition of psychometrics

1 : a branch of clinical or applied psychology dealing with the use and application of mental measurement
2 : the technique of mental measurements : the use of quantitative devices for assessing psychological trends

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