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"Projective diagnostics, however, typically refers to a narrower group of tests especially chosen for their ambiguous—yet evocative—qualities. Chief among these would be the Rorschach Inkblot Technique, followed by a variety of storytelling techniques of which the leading representative is the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT). ..." – By Marla Eby
"Judging and deciding what to do can involve seemingly simple tasks in some circumstances, such as continuing to read this article or choosing what to eat but also can involve larger life choices, such as whom to marry or what subject to study in college. Research on judgment and decision making within the field of psychology has been devoted to unraveling the way humans make their decisions on a day-to-day basis. ..." – By Valerie F. Reyna, Priscila G. Brust-Renck and Rebecca B. Weldon
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