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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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300) See Fletcher & Hunter, supra note 288, at 216 (noting the particularly detrimental effects of low participation rates for sociometric and social network researchers).
Social competency and children's sociometric status: The role of peer group entry strategies.
The objective of this study was to characterize various aspects of early elementary school-age children's social functioning using a free-recall sociometric methodology.
The notion of an immigrant integration index was central to the original proposal as a sociometric measure of the social structures and processes of integration amongst immigrants to Canada.
In another study comparing peer-assessed sociometric status between pupils with moderate learning difficulties (MLD) and their matched peers without SEN, it was found that pupils with MLD who are rejected appear to exhibit low levels of positive social behaviour, while peers without SEN who are rejected manifest both low levels of positive social behaviour and high levels of negative social behaviour.
locus of control, trait confidence) or sociometric data (e.
Anderson and his colleagues hypothesized that higher sociometric status - respect and admiration in your face-to-face groups, such as your friendship network, your neighborhood, or your athletic team - might make a difference in your overall happiness.
Anderson and his colleagues hypothesized that higher sociometric status -- respect and admiration in your face-to-face groups, such as your friendship network, your neighborhood, or your athletic team -- might make a difference in your overall happiness.
Sociometric types and social interaction styles in a sample of Spanish adolescents.
A sociometric perspective for understanding social difficulties of school-age children wit language disorders.