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psychometrics Line breaks: psy¦cho|met¦rics
Pronunciation: /sʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈmɛtrɪks/

Definition of psychometrics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The science of measuring mental capacities and processes.
Example sentences
  • Although this was necessary, due to the lack of pre-existing measures in the field, these measures lack established psychometrics.
  • As a particular discipline, psychometrics provides methodologies for constructing measurement tools and frameworks for testing whether such tools achieve expected objectives.
  • ‘For a hundred years, psychometrics have done a great job of identifying high ability in many domains, but we haven't spent as much time identifying underlying mechanisms responsible for why people test this way,’ says O'Boyle.
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