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Things to know What is the rationale behind the projective test Describe the three types of projective tests and the relevant findings/uses associated with each Describe one "recent" finding examining projections of personality onto other Personality Tests Projected Tests Freud Psychoanalytical originally inspired by freud items are ambiguous items can be interpreted many different ways The person must make his or her own interpretation Based on that it will reveal something about their personality the stimuli is a reflection of how they interpret the world Three Tests Draw a Person Test You don't present them with stimuli Usually administered to a child Simply instructed to draw a person interpretations why is it good to do it this way? They are going to draw their pure interpretation of what a person is It's easier for them to draw than to talk about their feelings Flaws they can be easily swayed
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PSYC 330 taught by Professor Hicks during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.

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