The High R Experience
Self-Evaluation of Records with 166 and 120 Responses
Rorschach records with over 100 responses are rare indeed. Most authorities consider somewhere in the mid-thirties to be the most usual number given. Rorschach, himself, felt that any number between 15 and 30 could be considered average; though he adds that there are rarely less than 15 but quite frequently more than 30 (Rorschach, 1942). Klopfer (1954) mentioned between 20 and 40 as an average number; Alcock’s (1963) figures are from 25 to 40. Group administration of the Rorschach has yielded similar figures (Harrower & Steiner, 1951).
Can one be too productive? Too creative? Too original? Or, asked in another way, what price does one pay for a wealth of associative ...