MINET Glossary of Measuring Man – Other concepts

MINET Glossary

Concept Definition
Man as a Measurement Instrument man_as_instrument
Measuring Man measuring_man
Cognition
“Process of thought.” [Wiki]
Perception
“Process of attaining awareness or understanding of sensory information.” [Wiki]
Physiology
“Study of mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living organisms.” [Wiki]
Physiological quantity
“Effect on human body by an external influence” [BIPM]
Psychology
“Study of mental processes and behaviour” [Wiki]
Psychophysics
“Subdiscipline of psychology dealing with relationship between physical stimuli and their subjective correlates, or percepts” [Wiki]
Psychometrics
“Field of study concerned with theory and technique of educational and psychological measurement, which includes measurement of knowledge, abilities, attitudes and personality traits” [Wiki]
Sociology
“Body of knowledge about human societies and human social activity” [Wiki]

MINET Glossary

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