chapter  7
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THE THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST

I nchapter3(p.78ff.)itwaspointedoutthatthescoringcategoriesemployedintheanalysisoftheT.A.T.storiesinthis researchdependontheactualmaterialcollected.Insteadof

devisingvariouscategoriesarbitrarilyorontheoreticalgrounds only,andthenforcingthematerialintotheseartificialcells,the analysisproceededinthreesteps:

Firstly,thestoriesgivenbythesubjectsinallthegroupstested wereexaminedfromasmanypointsofviewasweresuggestedby thequalityofthematerial.Inthiswaythepossibilitiesofapplying variousscoringfactorswereexplored.