PREDICTOR By N., Sam M.S. - 46 noun. a variant or other data utilized to approximate or foretell future performance, wellbeing, or other status. PREDICTOR: "The predictor should be derived with careful attention to all variables." Related Psychology Terms ATARACTIC (Atanndc) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Evaluation of a Quantitative Study PREDICTOR VARIABLE VALIDITY GENERALIZATION MODEL OF SELECTION DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) Evaluation of a Qualitative Study The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PREDICTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/predictor/ (accessed January 23, 2022).