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visual cliff

 an apparatus usedto assess an infant's perception of depth, comprised of a thick pane of glass that covers ashall drop and a deep drop. Surfaces of both are covered with the same chequered pattern;however children of six months and older will not explore the deep?side which demonstrates depthperception.

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Psychology term of the day

September 17th 2021

thematic apperception test (TAT)

 a projectivetest, whereby individuals are presented with ambiguous pictures and askedto generate a story from them, thereby reveal personality characteristics, motivation forpower, achievement and affiliation, and in a clinical setting, anyunderlying emotional problems.