psychotechnology

[ sahy-koh-tek-nol-uh-jee ]

noun
  1. the body of knowledge, theories, and techniques developed for understanding and influencing individual, group, and societal behavior in specified situations.

Origin of psychotechnology

1
First recorded in 1920–25; psycho- + technology

Other words from psychotechnology

  • psy·cho·tech·no·log·i·cal [sahy-koh-tek-nuh-loj-i-kuhl], /ˌsaɪ koʊˌtɛk nəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjective
  • psy·cho·tech·nol·o·gist, noun

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