Meaning of psychotechnics

psy•cho•tech•nics

Pronunciation: (sī"kō-tek'niks), [key]
— n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. the use of psychological techniques for controlling and modifying human behavior, esp. for practical ends. Cf.
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