- Psychology. psychometrics.
- the alleged art or faculty of divining facts concerning an object or a person associated with it, by contact with or proximity to the object.
Origin of psychometry
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Examples from the Web for psychometric
Then there is the psychometric doctor, who cures by spirits.As A Chinaman Saw Us
Some writers have called 86this class of psychometric phenomena "psychic spying" or "psychic detective work."
Letters frequently prove to be very excellent connecting links in psychometric experiments.
I make use of a material which, at first glance, may be confused with psychometric material.The Montessori Method
These are not psychometric forecasts, but rational inferences, from our increasing rate of progress.
- of or relating to psychometrics or psychometry
- measurement and testing of mental states and processesSee also psychometrics
- (in parapsychology) the supposed ability to deduce facts about events by touching objects related to them
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Word Origin and History for psychometric
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