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Thematic Apperception Test

An exercise originating in psychotherapy, designed to allow the subject to project hidden feelings or associations onto a neutral object or scene. This was the inspiration behind the widely-used projective technique often known as a 'bubble drawing', although it has been heavily adapted for commercial use.

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  • TAT

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