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psy·cho·met·rics -'me-triks n pl but sing in constr
1) a branch of clinical or applied psychology dealing with the use and application of mental measurement
2) the technique of mental measurements: the use of quantitative devices for assessing psychological trends

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the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests.
psychometric adj.

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psy·cho·met·rics (si″ko-metґriks) psychometry.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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