[sahy-kuh-me-triks] /ˌsaɪ kəˈmɛ trɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb) Psychology.
the measurement of mental traits, abilities, and processes.
noun (functioning as sing)
the branch of psychology concerned with the design and use of psychological tests
the application of statistical and mathematical techniques to psychological testing
psychometrics psy·cho·met·rics (sī’kə-mět’rĭks)
The branch of psychology that deals with the design, administration, and interpretation of quantitative tests for the measurement of psychological variables such as intelligence, aptitude, and personality traits. Also called psychometry.
psy’cho·met’ric or psy’cho·met’ri·cal adj.
noun 1. Psychology. psychometrics. 2. the alleged art or faculty of divining facts concerning an object or a person associated with it, by contact with or proximity to the object. noun (psychol) 1. measurement and testing of mental states and processes See also psychometrics 2. (in parapsychology) the supposed ability to deduce facts about events […]
[sahy-koh-mi-met-ik, -mahy-] /ˌsaɪ koʊ mɪˈmɛt ɪk, -maɪ-/ adjective 1. psychotomimetic.
adjective 1. of or relating to a response involving both motor and psychological components. adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterizing movements of the body associated with mental activity psychomotor psy·cho·mo·tor (sī’kō-mō’tər) adj. Of or relating to movement or muscular activity associated with mental processes. Relating to the combination of psychic and motor events, including […]
noun 1. agitation (def 3). noun 1. the act or process of agitating; state of being agitated: She left in great agitation. 2. persistent urging of a political or social cause or theory before the public. 3. Also called psychomotor agitation. psychological and physical restlessness, manifested by pacing, hand-wringing, or other activity, sometimes occurring as […]
noun 1. temporal-lobe epilepsy. psychomotor epilepsy n. An epileptic seizure often associated with temporal lobe disease and characterized by complex sensory, motor, and psychic symptoms such as impaired consciousness with amnesia, emotional outbursts, automatic behavior, and abnormal acts. Also called psychomotor seizure, temporal lobe epilepsy.