psychotechnics


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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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Undergoing pressure in the 30s, he interrupted his works on Paidology and Psychotechnics.
12) With this body understood to be gendered female, psychotechnics envisioned the working woman as "rationalized" as well as desexualized.