The test went on to become a key tool in the emerging field of psychoanalysis - but sadly Rorschach did not live to see this. The young Freudian died of peritonitis, less than a year after the publication of his findings in Psychodiagnostik
The term Rorschach Test has entered general English to describe how we interpret data according to our preconceptions.
Put simply, we see what we want to see.
(1884-1922) invented the popular 'ink blot' personality test. The test emerged from the
Swiss psychiatrist's lifelong passion for klecksography - turning inkblots into recognisable images.
Roschach suggested that the way we interpret randomly formed shapes provides an insight into our personalities.
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