manipulability manipulability

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being controllable by skilled movements of the hands

Usage(s):

  • As with Skinner, his recommendations that society change its "system of production, ownership and consumption" depend on faith in man's manipulability and desire to change.

Quotes

  • "The major problem with the Borda count is its manipulability," Brams says. "If you have a favorite candidate, and your second choice is his or her fiercest competitor, you have no reason to vote sincerely."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Steven Brams Source: Science News

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