Definition of Rorschach test in English:
A type of projective test used in psychoanalysis, in which a standard set of symmetrical ink blots of different shapes and colors is presented one by one to the subject, who is asked to describe what they suggest or resemble.
- Donnelly liaises with Amory Clarke, a psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital in London, who also advocates Rorschach tests, and the two have been planning a joint study.
- Without him, you and I would still be giving Rorschach tests or worrying about habit strength and anticipatory goal gradients.
- Similarly, Rorschach tests could be employed to discover whether a learner driver is a road-rager in waiting.
1920s: named after Hermann Rorschach (1884–1922), Swiss psychiatrist.
Definition of Rorschach test in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.