EIGENVALUE By N., Sam M.S. - 41 Linear algebra. The degree of shrinking or stretching that an eigenvector of A undergoes as aresult of transformation. Also called characteristic value. EIGENVALUE: "The eigenvalue is used in linear algebra about transformations." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Characteristics and Behaviors of Effective Counseling READINESS TESTS EIGENVECTOR KINESTHETIC SENSE (Movement Sense) PLATEAU'S SPIRAL ANTICIPATORY IMAGE ARMOR'S THETA MASCULINITY-FEMININITY TESTS JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EIGENVALUE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/eigenvalue/ (accessed July 3, 2022).