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psy·cho·tech·nics

(sī'kō-tek'niks),
An older term denoting the practical application of psychological methods in the study of economics, sociology, and other subjects.
[psycho- + G. technē, art, skill]

psychotechnics

(sī′kō-tĕk′nĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The practical or technological application of psychology, as in analysis of social or economic problems.

psy′cho·tech′ni·cal adj.
psy′cho·tech·ni′cian (-tĕk-nĭsh′ən) n.

psychotechnics

(sī″kō-tĕk′nĭks) [″ + techne, art]
The use of psychological methods in the study of economic and social problems.
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Germain, began the recovery of the scientific tradition; a sec ond one (1950-1970), in which many steps were taken in favour of the institutionalization of psychology, and psychotechnology began to spread into society; and a third one (1970-2000), in which a degree in psychology was established, and a very rapid gro wth of academic and professional psychology has taken place.
19) Stewart describes this radical scene of rereading as Stoker "imagining a psychotechnology of reading itself: a wireless circuitry of unconscious dictation which, once textualized, must be reread by its doubly subjected agent-the read character turned reading medium" (p.
The need for development and practical application of the subject was great and, although Schiller's major interest was not in applied science, he devoted himserf from 1933 to 1940 with his usual enthusiasm to the tasks of creating an interest in psychology and of develeping psychotechnology.