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psychotechnology

[ sahy-koh-tek-nol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌsaɪ koʊ tɛkˈnɒl ə dʒi /
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noun
the body of knowledge, theories, and techniques developed for understanding and influencing individual, group, and societal behavior in specified situations.
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Origin of psychotechnology

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/, adjectivepsy·cho·tech·nol·o·gist, noun
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