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Holtzman Inkblot Technique

  • Wayne H. Holtzman

Abstract

Drawing heavily upon studies with the Rorschach, the Holtzman Inkblot Technique (HIT) is a new projective method designed to overcome psychometric limitations in the Rorschach by constructing completely new sets of inkblots.1 Unlike the Rorschach, which has only ten inkblots in a single form, the HIT consists of two parallel forms, A and B, each of which contains 45 inkblots constituting the test series and two practice blots, X and Y, that are identical in both forms. Thus, standardized responses can be obtained from a total of 92 different inkblots rather than just ten.

Keywords

Form Definiteness Group Method Parallel Form Divergent Thinking Stimulus Quality 
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