projective technique

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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 hedonic risk in advertising theme has been captured through projective technique.
Skinner and the Auditory Inkblot: the rise and fall of the Verbal Summator as a projective technique.
During the second session, the counselor also extended her empathic understanding of Ellen by administering a set of projective techniques.
The reality that the response is not interceded by language suggests that the technique may be less subject to cultural and age restrictions than many other projective techniques.
A projective technique was utilized in this study to limit the potential effects of social desirability biases.
Projective techniques have traditionally been associated with psychological evaluation, and recent studies have been published using such techniques with abused children (Allen & Tussey, 2012) to study attachment (Stronach et al.
To facilitate moral and social enhancement, the use of a projective technique, such as Adlerian sand tray, may help to remove the filters commonly used in verbal dialogue.
Within the diversity of responses obtained with this projective technique, the stories created by the adolescents about their five preferred BBT photos were examined in this work.
In addition, psychometrics (objective) and personality (projective) tests are influenced by two different philosophies but both if looking for respectability seek the establishment of reliability and validity; the psychometric test is more likely to meet the reliability and in particular validity criteria than any projective technique since the latter has grown in a distinctly different climate and is also difficult to validate.
Although the rosebush fantasy has previously been used as a projective technique, the authors submit the technique for use as a subjective art activity that allows the counselor to understand the child's phenomenological world.
Someone could follow the same projective technique with a part of themselves rather than with another person.
Other authors point out that handwriting is an expressive movement and may be considered a projective technique neither better nor worse than other projective techniques such as the Rorschach ink blot test (Crumbaugh & Stockholm, 1977).
The distinction between object and person is important because the two types of projective technique have different strengths (person-projective techniques, which imply that thoughts are projected onto other persons, are discussed below in guideline 10).
In particular, we used a projective technique rather than a direct survey to investigate the motivational and semiotic (meaning) aspects of self-gifts more deeply.
The advantage of a projective technique, especially Rorschach, for clinical diagnosis lies in its nonreactive nature and the response-facilitating characteristic for the psychologically and mentally disturbed unresponsive individuals.