- 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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There are no special directions to be given the student in psychometry.Clairvoyance and Occult Powers
The phenomena of psychometry are also dependent upon these radiations, as will presently be explained.Clairvoyance
Charles Webster Leadbeater
She suggested I should meet her at Paddington, and then go to a lecture on psychometry with her, and tea afterwards.Antony Gray,--Gardener
Psychometry brings up these ancient characters as vividly and truthfully as history.
What "association" is in the case of Memory, so is the material object presented as the "associated object" in Psychometry.Practical Psychomancy and Crystal Gazing
William Walker Atkinson
- 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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