From Kook Science
Psychometry (from Greek: ψυχή, psychē ["mind, spirit, soul, life"] + μέτρον, metron ["measure"]; literally, "soul-measuring") is a method for taking measure of the astral impressions that are said to remain with all objects. The term was coined by Joseph Rodes Buchanan in 1842.
- Buchanan, Joseph Rodes (1885). Manual of Psychometry: The Dawn of a New Civilization. Boston: By the Author. https://archive.org/details/manualpsychomet02buchgoog.
- Grumbine, J.C.F. (1898). Psychometry: Its Science And Law of Unfoldment. Chicago: Pub. for the Order of the White Rose. https://archive.org/details/psychometryitssc00grum.