Definition of psychometrics in English:

psychometrics

Syllabification: psy·cho·met·rics
Pronunciation: /ˌsīkəˈmetriks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
The science of measuring mental capacities and processes.
More 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.

Derivatives

psychometrician

Pronunciation: /-məˈtriSHən/
noun
More example sentences
  • There are the psychometricians, who look at the statistics and biology of IQ and try to determine how much of intelligence is innate.
  • Many psychometricians recognize multiple separate categories of intelligence.
  • Teachers need not become psychologists or psychometricians to understand the purpose, advantages, and limitations of test scores.

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