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http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v404/n6773/full/404019a0.html

Nature 404, 19 (2 March 2000) | doi:10.1038/35003661

Reversing Rorschach

Richard Gregory1

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Abstract

Ink-blot tests might be able to tell us more about creativity than personality.

The Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach (1884–1922) died only a year after the publication of his famous ink-blot test. Making ink blots to elicit weird and wonderful perceptions was a children's game — Klecksographie — that he probably knew well, for he was nicknamed "Klex" as a child.
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