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psychometry

 [si-kom´et-re]
the testing and measuring of mental and psychological ability, efficiency, potentials, and functioning. adj., adj psychomet´ric.

psy·chom·e·try

(sī-kom'ĕ-trē),
The discipline pertaining to psychological and mental testing, and to any quantitative analysis of a person's psychological traits or attitudes or mental processes.
Synonym(s): psychometrics
[psycho- + G. metron, measure]

psychometry

/psy·chom·e·try/ (si-kom´ĕ-tre) the testing and measuring of mental and psychologic ability, efficiency, potentials, and functioning.psychomet´ric

psychometry

(sī-kŏm′ĭ-trē)

psychometry

Fringe medicine  
(1) Psychometric analysis, see there.
(2) Object reading, see there.

Mainstream psychology
(1) Any test used to measure a psychologic variable (e.g., abilities, intelligence, moods, personality). The term “psychometric testing” is increasingly preferred, given the potential for confusing legitimate psychological testing formats with pseudoscientific methods.
(2) The science of testing and measuring mental and psychologic ability, efficiency potentials and functioning—e.g., psychopathologic components.

psy·chom·e·try

(sī'kom'ĕ-trē)
The discipline pertaining to psychological and mental testing, and to any quantitative analysis of a person's psychological traits or attitudes or mental processes.
Synonym(s): psychometrics.
[psycho- + G. metron, measure]

psychometry

The measurement of psychological functions, including correlative ability, memory, aptitudes, concentration and response to logical puzzles. Intelligence has never been adequately defined and so there are no tests for pure intelligence.
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The simultaneous ascent of technical psychometry and descent of research on the psychology of learning also recast learning disabilities researchers as detached technical experts operating at a distance from the vagaries and uncertainties of educational and psychological practice.
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Paranormal detection using an object from the person from whom it is wished to obtain information, also called psychometry, operates under the same principle, even if the person is dead.
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Lise Eliot who charts the development of children from conception through the first five years of life, recent research of their own in the Psychology Department at Sonoma State University, and their vast clinical experience in career counseling and psychometry, the two authors of What's Behind Your Belly Button have presented an interpretation of recent medical research into a new revolutionary understanding of gut instincts and a more accurate behavioral understanding of the Self and human nature than has previously been available.
if anything, what I do is akin to psychometry -- feeling the vibe of the person and mirroring it back at him.
On Friday evenings, they hold a floorshow which includes mediumship, aura soma, numerology, regression hypnotherapy, angel cards, psychometry, tarot, etc.
Mr Stockwell said he had come to conclusions following work with other top mediums using techniques like dowsing and psychometry.
She also earned a master's degree in psychometry from Ball State University in 1975.
2) This is in fact consistent with the path psychometry has followed.