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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
"Faces loom large in our everyday lives for many different reasons. We use them to infer people’s thoughts and feelings, to help in understanding what they are saying, to recognize people we know, and to form impressions of people we haven’t met before, including their age, gender, attractiveness, and even personality. ..." – By Andrew W. Young
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