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Projective techniques and personality measures

Give examples of projective techniques and reasons why these types of evaluations would be used.

Describe the differences between personality measures and interest and and reasons Give examples of each type of measure ons why one measure would be chosen to evaluate an individual over the other measure.

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Several examples of projective techniques (tests) are the Rorsarch inkblot tests where the subject is shown a series of 10 symmetrical inkblots and are asked to identify what they see. Responses are analyzed in various ways noting type of response and the aspect of the drawing that is focused on and how a single response compared to others for the same drawing. Psychologists may use the responses to examine and identify hidden emotions and personality characteristics.
Another example of a personality test is the Thematic Aperception Test is where a person ...

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The following solution gives examples of projective techniques and an explanation as to why these types of evaluations would be used. It also describes the differences between personality measures and interests and explains why certain measures would be used to evaluate certain individuals over others.

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