American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of psychology that deals with the design, administration, and interpretation of quantitative tests for the measurement of psychological variables such as intelligence, aptitude, and personality traits. Also called psychometry.
- n. psychology The design of psychological tests to measure intelligence, aptitude and personality; and the analysis and interpretation of their results.
- n. any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
- psycho- + metrics (Wiktionary)
“As far as I know, he is not an expert in psychometrics or genetics.”
“But more than that, the science in "The Bell Curve" is very much in the mainstream of psychometrics, which is to say the kinds of things we say do not push the edge of what is known at any point.”
“token-object reading" because of the possible confusion with "psychometrics," which is a branch of psychology.”
“She explains why we are having such trouble persuading students to pursue careers in chemistry, psychometrics, physics, biotechnology and related pursuits.”
“Google will record and store consumers' purchases as well as analyze reactive psychometrics via patented facial and biometric detection technology at the point of purchase.”
“The main difference between our programs and others is that ours is based on an interest inventory (the process outlined above) rather than on psychometrics.”
“Both of these psychometrics are ones I have encountered hardly at all in ELT and consistently in my work outside (for the National School of Government in training senior civil servants and for Bath University School of Management as a tutor on fast track executive MBA programmes).”
“But there's no excuse today for limiting psychometrics to 1950s strategies.”
“Hows about the horror of an âFâ on your psychometrics/social psychology exam?”
“We need comprehensive tracking of metrics of value: improved biometrics, psychometrics, and econometrics.”
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also psych- , psi- ; relating to the mind or psychology
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