Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In experimental psychology, a recording device, invented in 1906 by C. G. Jung, for registering variations of the psychogalvanic reflex. A movable indicator slides upon the galvanometer scale, and is connected with a recording pen which writes upon a kymograph.
“Dr. Jung, of Zurich, thought that it would be a very simple matter to record these varying emotions, and the psychometer is the result -- simple and crude to-day compared with what we have a right to expect in the future.”
“There you will be able to consult the findings of the public psychometer for yourself.”
“It is the psychometer that you carry on your wrist, the little instrument upon which you depend in all personal relationships.”
“But if you object that this is too personal and fallible a method to employ without risk of mistake, witness the fact that the private psychometer has led to many unfortunate marriages and broken friendships, then there is the other authority now easily within the reach even of the poorest of the daughters of educated men.”
“This is the psychometer for testing mental aberrations," he explained.”
“He may bring the most gigantic of will-powers into play to conceal his inner feelings and the psychometer will record the very work which he makes this will-power do.”
“The psychometer answers questions or discusses subjects by impression alone, not knowing what is under her hand, but expressing what arises in her mind.”
“It resembles a book also in the fact that it contains innumerable ideas or psychic elements, and the psychometer might read from each convolution as a book the impressions recorded in it.”
“This episode was basically just a string of nonsensical "do X to prove who is the better psychometer" between Shiho and Sakaki.”
“a glance at the private psychometer shows that the emotional temperature has risen from ten to twenty degrees above normal.”
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