[ sahy-koh-tek-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊ tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi /


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

Origin of psychotechnology

First recorded in 1920–25; psycho- + technology

Related forms

psy·cho·tech·no·log·i·cal [sahy-koh-tek-nuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌtɛk nəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivepsy·cho·tech·nol·o·gist, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019