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An older term denoting the practical application of psychological methods in the study of economics, sociology, and other subjects.
[psycho- + G. technē, art, skill]
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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′cian (-tĕk-nĭsh′ən) n.
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psychotechnics(sī″kō-tĕk′nĭks) [″ + techne, art]
The use of psychological methods in the study of economic and social problems.
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