The discipline pertaining to psychological and mental testing, and to any quantitative analysis of an individual's psychological traits or attitudes or mental processes. SYN: psychometrics. [psycho- + G. metron, measure]

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psy·chom·e·try sī-'käm-ə-trē n, pl -tries PSYCHOMETRICS

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psy·chom·e·try (si-komґə-tre) [psycho- + -metry] systematic measurement of mental processes and behavioral acts.

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