inkblot test

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inkblot test

n.
Rorschach test.

ink′blot test`


n.
any psychological test in which patterns formed by inkblots are interpreted by the subject. Compare Rorschach test.
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Noun1.inkblot test - a projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot
projective device, projective technique, projective test - any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
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It should be highlighted that this test originated in the classical and internationally used Rorschach method, whose creator Hermann Rorschach already clearly discussed the relation between colors and affects, emotions and interpersonal relationships.
Some were quite direct, such as ziindeln (Kindling), 20 13, a swastika made out of matches; others, such as portraits of James Joyce, Rudolf Steiner, Ezra Pound, and Hermann Rorschach (all based on images from around 1913), more generally evoke the literary and psychosocial climate of the time.
By some accounts, the young Hermann Rorschach, son of an art teacher, enjoyed making up stories to go along with accidental inkblots (Huffman, 2008).