Rorsachach Ink Blot Test
The Rorschach inkblot test is a psychological projective test of personality in which a subjects interpretations of ten standard abstract designs are analyzed as measure of emotional and intellectual functioning and integration. The test was named after Hermann Rorschach a Swiss psychiatrist who lived from 1884-1922. He developed the inkblots, but he did not use them for personality analysis.
In 1921 the very first edition of the Rorschach inkblot test, was published
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freedom of answers makes it useful in assessing a personality.
The controversy of whether or not the Rorschach inkblot test is a truly useful tool of personality assessment and at this time it is being used all over in clinics. It is extremely helpful even though there is controversy many psychologist strongly believe in it. Until this test is proved to be useless psychologists will continue to use this tool to help assess a personality.