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psychograph

[sahy-kuh-graf, -grahf] /ˈsaɪ kəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
Psychology. a graph indicating the relative strength of the personality traits of an individual.
2.
a psychologically oriented biography.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; psycho- + -graph
Related forms
psychographic
[sahy-kuh-graf-ik] /ˌsaɪ kəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
psychographically, adverb
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Examples from the web for psychographic
  • In this context, the need for demographic and psychographic research becomes clear.
  • Understand current demographic, psychographic, and geographic trends.
  • Audiences may be segmented according to demographics, behavior, and psychographic characteristics.
  • Other research companies might be able to provide psychographic info.
  • The next macro trend is to target more specifically audiences by demographic as well as psychographic.
  • Useful chart that compares seven psychographic profiles with willingness to be innovators.
Word Origin and History for psychographic
adj.

also psycho-graphic, 1856, from psychograph "supernatural photographic image," from psycho- + -graph. Related: Psychographics.

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psychographic in Medicine

psychograph psy·cho·graph (sī'kə-grāf')
n.
A graphic representation or chart of the personality traits of an individual or a group.


psy'cho·graph'ic adj.
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