I get simple things confused. All the time.2 min read
I get simple things confused. All the time.
I use the word impact instead of affect (or is it effect?) because I can’t tell the difference between them. Don’t get me wrong – I’ve googled it, I’ve had sticky notes, professional consultation, etc. But for some reason, I can’t straighten them out.
The same goes for form quality and developmental quality on the Rorschach. Every. Time. I’m asked about it, I get the two confused and have to reference my cheat sheet. Even though I feel like I *should* easily remember the difference by now, I don’t. And honestly, it’s not the end of the world. I’m still able to score my protocol just as accurately as another newbie who has a steel-trap memory for telling the difference between them – I just rely a little more on my notes!
The point is, we all have things that we struggle with remembering. Little quirks that for some reason never stick in our brain. This is where the beauty of a community comes in. Something that you struggle to remember another person might have the perfect pneumonic to help you keep straight. And you, fellow struggler with FQ vs. DQ, may even have your own bank of fun memory-aids that you can wisely pass onto your peers, in spite of your FQ vs. DQ resistant brain. Sharing wisdom is part of why Dr. Morris created The Blot Spot. We learn best in a supportive community, which is what we hope you find here at The Blot Spot.
Share with us some things that you struggle with keeping straight – Rorschach or otherwise! Do you struggle with remembering the difference between developmental quality and form quality, too? What are your tricks for remembering the difference between them?…asking for a friend.