|thematic apperception test|
|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|
Thematic Apperception Test The·mat·ic Apperception Test (thĭ-māt'ĭk)
Abbr. TAT 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.