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Is the achievement motive gender-biased? The validity of TAT/PSE in women and men

Gruber, Nicole (2017) Is the achievement motive gender-biased? The validity of TAT/PSE in women and men. Frontiers in Psychology 8, p. 181.

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In picture story exercises like the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT; Heckhausen, 1963), different pictures are presented to a person with the instruction to create a story using the scenes portrayed in the image. It is assumed, that people identify themselves with the people in the images and project their unconscious motives (e.g., achievement motive) onto them. As the TAT shows only men in the ...


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Item type:Article
Date:15 February 2017
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:THEMATIC APPERCEPTION TEST; IMPLICIT MOTIVES; QUESTIONNAIRE; PERSONALITY; AFFILIATION; MOTIVATION; NEEDS; POWER; TAT; implicit motive; achievement; Thematic Apperception Test; gender; sex; validity
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35263
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