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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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class sociometric data collected by the teacher in Terms 2, 3 and 4.
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Sociometric techniques assess relationships between classmates, with high validity and in a short time, providing information about the level of adaptation of all the children and the contexts in which they develop (Martinez-Arias et al.
He equipped teams with sociometric badges and discovered that "that interaction and engagement outside formal meetings accounted for one third of the variation of dollar productivity between groups.
In particular, he shows how the Condor software tool can mine electronic communications such as email, sociometric badges, telephone, chat, online meeting, Web/videoconferencing, and calendars, he says, then generate a broad range of structural, temporal, and content-based social network metrics that can be used to calculate and forecast real-world insights.
It was found that happiness was associated with one's sociometric status (i.
Analyzing dominance relationships by sociometric methods--a plea for a more standardized and precise approach in farm animals.
The study of collaborative networks--usually using sociometric analysis of the links established through co-authorship or partnership in projects to trace the structure of the arrangement, discuss its dynamic and reveal the logic and impact of the links--already has a certain tradition in Brazilian academia, including in papers focused on controlling, accounting, and finance (areas that are customarily concerned with the MR) researcher networks, such as the studies from Cruz, Espejo, Costa, and Almeida (2011), Mendes-da-Silva, Onusic, and Giglio (2013), Moraes Junior, Vasconcelos, and Monte (2014), and Nascimento and Beuren (2011).
Sociometric popularity is what makes humans likable, writes Parkhurst.
asking consumers to identify whether and to which extent they are opinion leaders; (2) sociometric method, i.
Children's peer relations: A meta-analytic review of popular, rejected, neglected, controversial, and average sociometric status.
sociometric status) from the perspective of one's peer group (Newcomb, Bukowski, & Pattee, 1993).