[ sahy-kuh-me-triks ]
/ ˌsaɪ kəˈmɛ trɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb) Psychology.
the measurement of mental traits, abilities, and processes.
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British Dictionary definitions for psychometrics
/ (ˌsaɪkəʊˈmɛtrɪks) /
noun (functioning as singular)
the branch of psychology concerned with the design and use of psychological tests
the application of statistical and mathematical techniques to psychological testing
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Word Origin and History for psychometrics
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Medicine definitions for psychometrics
[ sī′kə-mĕt′rĭks ]
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.psychometry
Related formspsy′cho•met′ric null adj.
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