It has been repeatedly demonstrated that the word-association test empirically differentiates normals from delinquents and psychopaths, as well as a state of emotional calm from one of apprehension in a given subject. It is still relevant, however, to inquire more deeply, if possible, into the psychological nature of the process.
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Williams, Harold M.
"TIme Characteristics in the Word-Association Test,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 43(1), 326-329.
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