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Psychobook: Games, Tests, Questionnaires, Histories

Author: Julian Rothenstein, ed.

Psychobook: Games, Tests, Questionnaires, Histories

Author: Julian Rothenstein, ed.

$40.00 $9.98
Item #: D34201
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publication Date: 2016
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781616894924
Is that ink blot a skeleton, or a crab? Which figure are you in the house of personalities? And if you could be a musical instrument, what would you choose? Rorschach blots and word association games can be fascinating and fun, but do they truly reveal anything about our personalities? This heavily illustrated history of the soft science of psychological tes... More
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Is that ink blot a skeleton, or a crab? Which figure are you in the house of personalities? And if you could be a musical instrument, what would you choose? Rorschach blots and word association games can be fascinating and fun, but do they truly reveal anything about our personalities? This heavily illustrated history of the soft science of psychological testing presents a battery of such puzzles, including inkblots, the Szondi Test, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, and numerous other visual and textual tests that have been used—for better or worse—to gauge people's outlook, creativity, perceptiveness, anger level, personality type, and sexual preferences.


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