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Validity of Group Rorschach and Rosenzweig P.F. Study for Adaptability at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

French, John Winslow, 1918-
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ETS Research Memorandum
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Adjustment (To Environment), United States Coast Guard Academy, Group Testing, Personality Traits, Predictive Validity, Projective Measures, Rorschach Test, Frustration


Intercorrelations of 8 scores--results of a Group Rorschach Test and types of reaction on 7 characteristics from the Rosenzweig Picture-Frustration Study--are presented in a table along with intercorrelations with 19 scores from 8 tests given earlier. All the tests were given to cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The positive validity coefficients for the Group Conformity Rating (GCR) seem to indicate that cadets who resemble the group in some way get the highest ratings.

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