from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In psychology, pertaining to the esthesiometer or to its use: as, the esthesiometric compasses (the esthesiometer), the esthesiometric method.
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The so-called School of Scientific Pedagogy, therefore, instructed the teachers in the taking of anthropometric measurements, in the use of esthesiometric instruments, in the gathering of Psychological Data – and the army of new scientific teachers was formed.
The instruments of psychometric research, as applied to pedagogy, have up to the present time been limited to the esthesiometric phase of the study.
The instruments specially invented for esthesiometric measurements were of extreme precision; but the results obtained showed such variations that by mathematical law they could not be attributed to "errors of measurement," but were obviously due to "errors of method."