Seeing shapes in seemingly random spatial patterns: Fractal analysis of Rorschach inkblots

@article{Taylor2017SeeingSI,
  title={Seeing shapes in seemingly random spatial patterns: Fractal analysis of Rorschach inkblots},
  author={R. P. Taylor and T. P. Martin and Rick D. Montgomery and Jonas Heide Smith and Adam P. Micolich and Cooper R. Boydston and B. C. Scannell and M. S. Fairbanks and Branka Spehar},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2017},
  volume={12}
}
Rorschach inkblots have had a striking impact on the worlds of art and science because of the remarkable variety of associations with recognizable and namable objects they induce. Originally adopted as a projective psychological tool to probe mental health, psychologists and artists have more recently interpreted the variety of induced images simply as a signature of the observers’ creativity. Here we analyze the relationship between the spatial scaling parameters of the inkblot patterns and… Expand
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