Picture Arrangement Test  

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The Picture Arrangement Test is a psychological test performed by giving the subject pictures of a person with various facial expressions. It consists of 25 sets of three pictures that the subject is asked to tell a story with through putting them in sequence and writing a sentence about it. It was created by Silvan Tomkins who used it to practice reading facial expressions by watching a recording of the story being told with no sound.

The reliability of this test has been disputed, however. For example, patients suffering from schizophrenia have been found to score as more "normal" than patients with no such mental disorders.

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