Asked by Mongo Peter on May 16, 2024

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Proponents of projective tests argue that they:

A) are useful in determining cognitive deficits.
B) allow people to see themselves as others do.
C) prompt unbiased responses to stimuli.
D) are useful in uncovering unconscious motives.

Projective Tests

Psychological assessments that use ambiguous stimuli to elicit responses that reflect the responder's feelings, desires, and conflicts.

Unconscious Motives

The underlying, often unaware reasons or forces that drive behaviors and decisions in individuals.

  • Understand the purpose of projective techniques and their roots in psychodynamic principles, together with perspectives regarding their validity.
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Finnigan Bagby

May 18, 2024

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
Proponents of projective tests argue that they are useful in uncovering unconscious motives. These tests are based on the assumption that people will reveal their unconscious thoughts and motivations through their responses to ambiguous stimuli.