Record Book and Documentation, TAT Psychological Test

Record Book and Documentation, TAT Psychological Test

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The documents in this folder relate to the TAT-Thematic Apperception Test.
1- This booklet is entitled Picture Interpretation. It is annotated in pencil at the top and says “Variation of Murray’s TAT.” The booklet contains twenty-six images followed by multiple choice questions about each topic. According to the directions, “For each picture, read the five statements and decide how you feel about them. Then blacken the space labeled 1st below the statement you feel fits the picture best…”
2- This document is entitled “TAT Summary Record Blank: An Aid in the Analysis and Evaluation of Thematic Apperception Tests Stories.” It was written by Pauline G. Vorhaus. It was published by the World Book Company and copyrighted in 1952.
3- This document is entitled “TAT Summary Record Blank.” It was also written by Pauline G. Vorhaus, a Clinical Psychologist in the Veterans Administration. It is eight pages long and includes information on instructions, administering the TAT, rules for recording response definition of categories, suggestions for evaluating results, and interpretation of categories.
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Object Name
psychological test
World Book Company
Vorhaus, Pauline G.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 21.5 cm x 28 cm; 8 15/32 in x 11 1/32 in
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Credit Line
Gift of David Shakow
Psychological Tests
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National Museum of American History
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