from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

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  • noun psychology The design of psychological tests to measure intelligence, aptitude and personality; and the analysis and interpretation of their results.

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  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements


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