Nazi Criminals Were Given Rorschach Tests at Nuremberg

Nazi Criminals Were Given Rorschach Tests at Nuremberg

Earlier this year, he published a study in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research covering one of the largely-forgotten tests administered to the Nazis: Rorschach inkblot tests.

Nazi Criminals Were Given Rorschach Tests at Nuremberg

HNN Editor: Few know about the Rorschach tests administered to Nazi war criminals. Now new attention is being paid to them because of the world of Joel Dimsdale. Dimsdale’s studies [of the use

The Psychological Test Results Of The Nuremberg Nazis

Gilbert and Kelley were at odds with each other, which kept the Rorschach test results of 21 Nuremberg prisoners from being published at that time. Surprisingly, the Nazis were eager to be evaluated because they believed the results might prove they were the superior race. It was also a diversion from the constant boredom of solitary confinement. On the IQ tests, they competed fiercely with each other. If …

Rorschach Tests at the Nuremberg Trials – Neuroskeptic

Apr 25, 2015 · The records were anonymized (blinded) and the Rorschach experts were asked to work out which set of responses came from the war criminals. They proved unable to …

What the Nazi Rorschach Tests Say About American Leaders

Feb 22, 2017 · How psychiatrists used Rorschach tests to examine Nazis during the Nuremberg trials. Adolf Hitler and Hermann Göring. By 1945, the word Nazi —for a member of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party—had become shorthand around the world for a cold-blooded sadistic monster beyond the pale of humanity.

Rorschach Records of Nazi War Criminals: A Reanalysis

PDF | The Nuremberg trials focused worldwide attention on 22 Nazi war criminals. Rorschach Inkblot tests were administered to these Nazi leaders in an attempt to understand the Nazi personality.

Use of Rorschach tests at the Nuremberg war crimes trial

The Nazi leaders’ Rorschach tests were hidden away for decades while the two Rorschach examiners feuded about their interpretation and release. The city of Nuremberg went through remarkable transformations in the 20th century.

Gustave Gilbert – Wikipedia

Gilbert and Kelley administered the Rorschach inkblot test to the 22 defendants in the Nazi leadership group prior to the first set of trials. Gilbert also participated in the …

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10 Fascinating Stories From The Psych Evaluations Of The

5 The Rorschach Tests. The psychologists also gave the Nazis Rorschach tests, hoping to uncover anything the prisoners might be trying to hide in their personalities. The tests were given by Dr. Gustave Gilbert, Nuremberg’s prison psychologist, about three weeks into their evaluation.

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Rorschach Records of Nazi War Criminals: A Reanalysis

The Nuremberg trials focused worldwide attention on 22 Nazi war criminals. Rorschach Inkblot tests were administered to these Nazi leaders in an attempt to understand the Nazi personality. Past studies which have described and interpreted these Rorschach records have …

At the Nuremberg trials, on an IQ test, all Nazi leaders

The 24 accused were, with respect to each charge, either indicted but not convicted, indicted and found guilty, or not charged. The Rorschach test was administered to the defendants, along with the Thematic Apperception Test and a German adaptation of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Test.

In search of the Nazi personality

Allied leaders in charge of the Nuremberg trials sought psychological profiles of the Nazis and collected the data using psychological tools such as the Thematic Apperception Test, Rorschach Inkblot Test and the German translation of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Test.

The Anatomy of Malice: Rorschach Results from Nuremberg

Jun 06, 2013 · After a visit from a Nuremberg executioner, he switched from studying victims to perpetrators. His latest research is based on an analysis of Rorschach inkblot tests administered at the Nuremberg

‘Anatomy of Malice,’ by Joel E. Dimsdale – The New York Times

May 29, 2016 · This, and his surprise at discovering that the Nuremberg defendants had been given Rorschach inkblot tests, ultimately led him to the tribunal’s archives and the story of the doctors who

The Angry Dad: Nazi leaders were given ink blot tests

The records were anonymized (blinded) and the Rorschach experts were asked to work out which set of responses came from the war criminals. They proved unable to do this better than random chance.This is so stupid that it is funny. But I had court-ordered Rorschach tests for the family court.