psychotechnology

noun
psy·​cho·​tech·​nol·​o·​gy | \ -jē How to pronounce psychotechnology (audio) \
plural psychotechnologies

Medical Definition of psychotechnology

1 : the application of psychological methods and results to the solution of practical problems especially in industry
2 : an application of technology for psychological purposes (as personal growth or behavior change)

Other Words from psychotechnology

psychotechnological \ -​ˌtek-​nə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce psychotechnology (audio) \ adjective

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“Psychotechnology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psychotechnology. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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