from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to psychometry.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to psychometrics

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  • adjective of or relating to psychometrics


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  • There is something called psychometric standards and they're set by the American Psychological Association, and the National Council of Measurement in Education and so on, and they set out a set of standards.

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  • Consider engaging in some kind of psychometric testing to kick off your exploration.

    Christine Hassler: Uncertain In Uncertain Times

  • After a day of taking 'psychometric' tests in relation to job applications, I have decided to through down the gauntlet and discover whom here is the ultimate Geek

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  • Sifting through such a volume of applications can become very time consuming and expensive, and employers continue to turn to automated sifting tools such as psychometric tests to whittle down numbers prior to a face to face assessment. "


  • This country is stuck in a psychometric box based on a history of data poverty.

    Tom Vander Ark: No Excuse for Sucky Items

  • To get there, he had to go through a rigorous selection process, involving psychometric testing and a series of tough interviews.

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  • The US could allow H1-B's to apply for residency and naturalization if they pay a large fee and excel on psychometric testing performed in English and eliminate the cap on their numbers, all while refusing to grant citizenship to illegals.

    Doubt the Vote, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • A good few years ago, I suggested to Hugh Morris, the ECB's managing director of England cricket, that it was imperative that England found out all about character and temperament before rather than after selection and wondered whether psychometric testing might help in this.

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  • IQ scores work better for predicting the outcomes on average for large groups of people rather than individually (there are enough random factors, such as the ones Judith Harris discusses in "No Two Alike"), so Matt C pointing out his own scores as an argument against psychometric theory is rather weak.

    I'll Defend IQ, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • This country is stuck in a psychometric box based on a history of data poverty.

    Tom Vander Ark: No Excuse for Sucky Items


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