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Thematic Apperception Test

noun, Psychology.
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. Unabridged
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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
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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.

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