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the process whereby perceived qualities of an object are related to past experience

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Thus it is well to make distinction between perception, which is the inner state of the Monad representing outer things, and apperception, which is consciousness or the reflective knowledge of this inner state, and which is not given to all souls nor to the same soul at all times" (Leibniz 1714/1898:411).
This can be seen in Kant's account of transcendental apperception, wherein a distinction is formed between the empirical ego as immanent within consciousness and the transcendental ego as the unifying principle at ground to consciousness.
The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT), one of these free response techniques, involves showing somewhat ambiguous pictures and asking research participants (or clients in therapy) to write stories about the pictures (Murray 1943).
Hegel sums it up in these words: "It is one of the profoundest and truest insights to be found in the Critique of Pure Reason that the unity, which constitutes the nature of the Notion is recognized as the original synthetic unity of apperception, as unity of the I think, or of self-consciousness" (Hegel 1969: 584).
The Thematic Apperception Test, or TAT, is something that most of them never again will encounter, but it is significant enough to make the intro psych textbooks.
With several years experience in his field of activity, Rajan has earned fame and name for his programmes aimed at empowering people through scientifically designed training modules, personality assessment using thematic apperception test (TAT) , workshops on test anxiety management, team work and group dynamics and attitude change.
The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) has been used in the past to measure the role of "inner motivation" as it relates to the entrepreneurial successes of urban, educated males in India.
In the words of Kant, '[t]he principle of apperception is the highest principle in the whole sphere of human knowledge'.
To put it in a simpler manner, Hermes equals Angel and it further equals the highest degree of Kantian apperception.
Moving from the consideration of gestalt perception of gestalt apperception or thinking, the characteristic part/ whole relation is even more clearly that of parts "being more than parts".
The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) with interviews, induction and deduction logics was the first method applied by industrial psychologists and behavioral scientists to measure motivation (Murray, 1943; McClelland, Atkinson, Clark, & Lowell, 1953; Cumin, 1967).
However, for Cassirer, the whole process, whether in the sense of reason, apperception or reflection, suggests that human beings are using symbols.
In a more structured form, based on the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT; Murray, 1943), Klineberg (1967) and other groups have asked participants to tell a story about TAT Cards 1 (boy with violin) and 14 (silhouette in window) and to estimate the span of time encompassed by the story.