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psychotechnics

[sahy-koh-tek-niks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the use of psychological techniques for controlling and modifying human behavior, especially for practical ends.
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Origin of psychotechnics

1925–30; psycho- + technics
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Historical Examples of psychotechnics

  • Psychotechnics does not stand in the service of a party, but exclusively in the service of civilization.

    Psychology and Industrial Efficiency

    Hugo Mnsterberg