inkblot test
noun Date: 1928 any of several psychological tests (as a Rorschach test) based on the interpretation of irregular figures (as blots of ink)

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  • Inkblot test — A test used in clinical psychology and psychiatry involving inkblots. The inkblots are used to determine what a person perceives (reads into) in the enigmatic and highly ambiguous shapes. Ten standardized blots are shown one at a time to a… …   Medical dictionary

  • inkblot test — noun a projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot • Syn: ↑Rorschach, ↑Rorschach test • Hypernyms: ↑projective test, ↑projective device, ↑projective technique …   Useful english dictionary

  • inkblot test — Synonyms and related words: Bernreuter personality inventory, Binet Simon test, Brown personality inventory, Goldstein Sheerer test, IQ, IQ test, Kent mental test, Minnesota preschool scale, Oseretsky test, Rorschach test, Stanford revision,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inkblot test — ink′blot test n. psl any psychological test in which patterns formed by inkblots are interpreted by the subject Compare Rorschach test …   From formal English to slang

  • inkblot test — /ingk blot / any of various psychological tests in which varied patterns formed by blotted ink are interpreted by the subject. Cf. Rorschach test. [1925 30; INK + BLOT1] * * * ▪ psychology       any of a number of psychological tests in which a… …   Universalium

  • Rorschach inkblot test — The Rorschach inkblot test (pronounced IPA2|ʁoɐʃax) is a method of psychological evaluation. Psychologists use this test to try to examine the personality characteristics and emotional functioning of their patients. The Rorschach is currently the …   Wikipedia

  • Holtzman Inkblot Test — The Holtzman Inkblot Test, conceived by Wayne Holtzman, is a projective personality test similar to the Rorschach inkblot test. The Holtzman Inkblot Test was invented to correct many mdash; if not all mdash; of the controversial issues aroused by …   Wikipedia

  • Rorschach inkblot test — noun see Rorschach test …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Test Rorschach — Test de Rorschach La première planche parmi les dix du test de Rorschach Le test de Rorschach ou psychodiagnostik est un outil d évaluation psychologique de type projectif élaboré par le psychiatre et psychanalyste Hermann Rorschach en 1921. Il… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Test de rorschach — La première planche parmi les dix du test de Rorschach Le test de Rorschach ou psychodiagnostik est un outil d évaluation psychologique de type projectif élaboré par le psychiatre et psychanalyste Hermann Rorschach en 1921. Il consiste en une… …   Wikipédia en Français

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