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Thematic Apperception Test

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noun Psychology.
  1. 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. Abbreviation: TAT
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thematic apperception test

noun
  1. 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
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Thematic Apperception Test

(thĭ-mătĭk)
n.
  1. A psychological test in which the subject is asked to tell a story about a set of standard pictures showing everyday situations, thereby revealing his or her own attitudes and feelings.
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