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CHECK THE VALIDITY OF THE PROJECTIVE TEST OF AGGRESSION (for example, the test "Drawing a nonexistent animal")

Journal: Sociosfera (Vol.8, No. 1)

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Page : 111-116

Keywords : projective techniques; validity; drawing of nonexistent animal; aggressive behav- ior; aggression; aggressiveness; hostility; anxiety; personal characteristics; test BDHI;

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The article is devoted to the validity of projective tests. Comparing the results of tests on aggression Buss – Durkee Hostility Inventory (BDHI), test anxiety, Cattell's 16 Per- sonality Factors Test (16PF) and projective test "drawing a nonexistent animal". Studied the correlation between the parameters of drawing and personal characteristics of the subjects. Many interpretations of the test "nonexistent animal", which appear in the literature, was not confirmed. Not found a correlation between measures of anxiety and characteristics of the figure. It is established that the presence of teeth, horns and claws are not directly related to increased aggressiveness, defined according to the test BDHI. On the other hand, was discov- ered an interesting correlation of the personal characteristics of the subjects such details of design as tails, ears, and the size of the eye

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