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Rorschach test

 [ror´shahk]
one for disclosing personality traits and conflicts by the patient's interpretation of 10 cards bearing symmetrical ink blots in various colors and shadings.

Ror·schach test

(rōr'shahk),
a projective psychological test in which the subject reveals his or her attitudes, emotions, and personality by reporting what is seen in each of ten inkblot pictures.
Synonym(s): inkblot test

inkblot test

n.
Rorschach test.

Ror·schach test

(rōr'shahk test)
A projective psychological test of personality in which the subject reveals attitudes, emotions, and personality by reporting what is seen in each of ten inkblot pictures in a standard set.
Synonym(s): inkblot test.

Rorschach,

Hermann, Swiss psychiatrist, 1884-1922.
Behn-Rorschach test - see under Behn-Eschenburg
Rorschach test - a projective psychological test. Synonym(s): inkblot test
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Developed in the 1920s, The Rorschach Inkblot Test was already mired in controversy within 30 years, but it was later revived with the publication of John Exner's Comprehensive System (CS), which detailed standards and norms for analyzing results.
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At the moment the Bluebirds are the footballing equivalent of on of those Rorschach inkblot tests in that whoever gazes upon them seems to see what they want to see.
The Tate Liverpool was hosting two main exhibits when we visited, murals which almost looked like giant Rorschach inkblot tests (those blurry images psychiatrists use which often look like butterflies).