projective technique


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projective technique

[prə′jek·tiv tek′nēk]
(psychology)
A procedure used to identify and evaluate an individual's characteristic modes of thought and behavior, personality traits, attitudes, and motivation, by means of an objective test.
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A projective technique was utilized in this study to limit the potential effects of social desirability biases.
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