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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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American Board of Examiners in Psychodranra, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy.
The Living Stage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Psychodrama, Sociometry and Experiential Group 'therapy.
Two different techniques are typically used to identify common opinion leaders: the self-designation method and sociometry (Summers, 1970).
See his March to Calumny: The Story of American POW's in the Korean War (New York, 1963); "Social-Psychological Needs and 'involuntary' Behavior as Illustrated by Compliance in Interrogation," Sociometry 23 no 2 (June 1860): 120-47; and Biderman and Herbert Zimmer (eds) The Manipulation of Human Behavior (New York, 1961).
Also, she was fascinated by my dissertation topic, which grew out of the work of Jacob Moreno, the founder of sociometry and psychodrama.
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This includes the ones from experts and university specialists in Sociometry, Psychometrics and Sport and Physical Activity, as by Cronbach's Alpha that provides us with a high reliability of the 12 items.
Foundations of sociometry, group psychotherapy and psychodrama.
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