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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The second method is based on a mechanism involving the projection of internal subjective states of the subject onto reality, and includes classical projective tests based on images, such as: TAT by Murray or the Rorschach inkblot test, as well as slides, which comprise of unfinished stories and stories with specific content.
In June 1921, Rorschach published Psychodiagnostik, and thus emerged the Rorschach inkblot test.
The sculptures subject the viewer to an inkblot test, exploiting the tendency of the eye to find figurative elements where none were intended.
One motif is an indistinct silhouette (no two identical) that wouldn't be out of place in a Rorschach inkblot test.
Rorschach's inkblot test works as such--the eye sees what the mind suggests, sifting shadows into meaning.
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In a way, he's like [John] Galliano, always mixing it up with a gazillion references--like an inkblot test, framed within an art context.
The Rorschach Inkblot Test as an Instrument for Evaluating Quality of Life in Breast-Cancer Victims.
Although most psychologists discount the scientific validity of using inkblots to diagnose pathology or describe personality, the inkblot test shows up in movies from time to time because it's entertaining.