Thematic Apperception Test
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The·mat·ic Apperception Test(thĭ-măt′ĭk)
A projective test in which the subject interprets a series of drawings of relatively ambiguous life situations.
thematic apperception test
(Psychology) psychol a projective test in which drawings of interacting people are shown and the person being tested is asked to make up a story about them
Themat′ic Appercep′tion Test`
a projective technique in which stories told by a subject about each of a series of pictures are assumed to reveal dominant needs or motivations. Abbr.: TAT
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|Noun||1.||Thematic Apperception Test - a projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture|