psychometrics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
psy·​cho·​met·​rics | \ ˌsī-kə-ˈme-triks How to pronounce psychometrics (audio) \

Definition of psychometrics

: the psychological theory or technique of mental measurement

First Known Use of psychometrics

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Psychometrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychometrics. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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psychometrics

noun plural but singular in construction
psy·​cho·​met·​rics | \ -ˈme-triks How to pronounce psychometrics (audio) \

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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