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 (sō′sē-ŏm′ĭ-trē, -shē-)
The quantitative study of interpersonal relationships in populations, especially the study and measurement of preferences.

so′ci·o·met′ric (-ō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.


(Sociology) the study of sociological relationships, esp of preferences, within social groups
sociometric adj
ˌsociˈometrist n


(ˌsoʊ siˈɒm ɪ tri, ˌsoʊ ʃi-)

the measurement of attitudes of social acceptance or rejection through expressed preferences among members of a social grouping.
so`ci•o•met′ric (-əˈmɛ trɪk) adj.


the measurement of attitudes of social acceptance or rejection among members of a social grouping. — sociometrist, n. — sociometric, adj.
See also: Mankind
the measurement of social attitudes within a group by sampling expressions of social acceptance or rejection. — sociometrist, n. — sociometrie, adj.
See also: Society
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Noun1.sociometry - the quantitative study of social relationships
sociology - the study and classification of human societies
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Sociometry measures group cohesion (Moreno, 1989), and is used by teachers to track the development of children as a group to identify the patterns of mutual friendship and isolation.
The results of the sociometry test related to the whole class were examined.
Social Status and Social Influence: Process Considerations," Sociometry 32 (1969): 145-58.
Freeman, "A set of measures of centrality based on betweenness," Sociometry, vol.
The references from these papers offered recommendations for the incorporation of the second set of articles and from these for new papers, in a dynamic recognized in sociometry as the snow ball effect.
One way to do so is through the use of sociometry, which has been widely used in developmental psychology to assess an individual's level of peer acceptance (i.
Moreno even established an academic journal, Sociometry, to give the study of "'networks' of social relations between individuals" institutional standing in American social science (p.
26) We started with a study of the particular way of materialising social relations on which Facebook is based, which can be traced back to the method of sociometry, developed by the American social psychologist Jacob l.
Also other results showed very well results regarding the usage of socimetric test in finding different aspects in sportive groups, Zolotovitsky applying Moreno's sociometry find out that using this method can resolve and discover the communication problems in the sportive group.
1977, 'A Set of Measures of Centrality Based on Betweenness', Sociometry, vol.
Here he draws on Moreno's articles in the journals Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, Moreno's books, and his own experiences as a student at the Moreno Institute to offer a thorough presentation of Moreno's life, the evolution of his ideas, and the Morenean methods of group psychotherapy, sociometry, psychodrama, and sociodrama.