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The Low R Experience

Self-Evaluation of Records with Under 22 Responses

The inner world of Student 3 was in sharp contrast to those of Students 1 and 2 in the previous chapter. We are now looking at the type of record where only one response was given per card, and where that response is a Whole. We are confronted by dramatic differences in perceptual experiences.

But within this low R, somewhat simplified record, there is the same scoring procedure to be handled, the same ratios to be understood and interpreted, and personal data and behavioral reactions to be linked with their Rorschach equivalents.

In the self-evaluation, speaking of himself as the “Subject,” we find that Student 3 was dealing successfully with his W compulsion, describing ...

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