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sociometry

 [so″se-om´ĕ-tre]
the branch of sociology concerned with the measurement of human behavior.

so·ci·om·e·try

(sō'sē-om'ĕ-trē),
The study of interpersonal relationships in a group.
[socio- + G. metron, measure]

sociometry

/so·ci·om·e·try/ (so″se-om´ĕ-tre) the branch of sociology concerned with the measurement of human social behavior.

sociometry

(sō″s(h)ē-om′ĕ-trē) [ socio- + -metry]
The measurement of social behaviors.
sociometric (sō″s(h)ē-ŏ-me′trik), adjective
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A number of significant differences emerged with respect to sport competence and sociometric status, and even though no significant differences were observed for any behavioral measures, a number of interesting findings warrant consideration, which will be discussed alongside the potential utility of systematic observation and sociometry in future sport research.
La cool sociometry o test del momento, posee una mayor sistematizacion que la anterior, se aplica tambien in situ pero no in actum, sino que puede ser de manera oral o en una hoja en blanco, donde los participantes anotan sus elecciones.
1945): <<Sociometry, Comtism and Marxism>>, Sociometry, vol.
Dorothy Markiewicz, Effects of Humor on Persuasion , Sociometry, vol.
It is not only concentrated on the quest for new poetics and textual stylistics, on finding a new language which will connect with reality, but, in the long run, it is prompted by the necessity to protect culture (the culture of thought, feeling, action, of overall consciousness and of the human relations illuminated by it) from the danger of total materialization in the conditions of pragmatically rationalized sociometry.
Preservice special education teachers were trained to use nominal sociometry to measure peer acceptance.
While sociometry is a solid, objective measure of children's standing within the peer group, it provides only one perspective of children's peer acceptance.
Mann, Sex Role Differentiation in Jury Deliberations, 19 SOCIOMETRY 3, 5 (1956) (noting that male jurors initiate more discussion than female jurors in mock jury trials).
1964), "Personality structure, group composition, and group functioning", Sociometry, Vol.
Sociometry, psychometry, and social structure: A commentary on six recent studies of popular, rejected, and neglected children.
Altogether the OED lists and describes 81 nouns ending in "-metry," including such sciences as altimetry, chronometry, iconometry, morphometry, optometry, radiometry, seismometry, sociometry, stylometry, volumetry, and zoometry.
The OM scale: a comparative socio-psychological measure of individual modernity", Sociometry, Vol.