The products on this page are offered to qualified professionals. See our Policies page. Psychodiagnostics offers training and support with purchase of the MAT Kit. Training and support is provided for two, one-hour interactive webinars. Each webinar is limited to 8 participants, so individual questions receive personal attention.

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The Music Apperception Test Starter Kit is composed of the Music Apperception Test Manual, the Music Apperception Test Background, Theory, and Interpretation, the Music Apperception Test CD, and Music Apperception Test Record Forms (Package of 10). Administration of the Music Apperception Test (MAT) requires a playback device, such as an MP3 player, speaker, and recorder. Transcription of responses for the Short Form A or Short Form B requires about 15 minutes and coding another 15 minutes. The Kit provides all the materials needed for hand scoring and interpretation, and includes MAT Brief Bag for handy carrying and storage: US $149.00  



Music Apperception Test Manual: 113 pages, 53 Tables. Topics include the MAT range of application, test administration, use of the Standard, Extended and Short forms, scoring latency and fluency, codification of content, evaluating “affective fit” and narrative style, examples of codification, MAT norms and limitations. ISBN 978-0-9791160-1-8. US$48.00




Music Apperception Test Background, Theory, & Interpretation: (Available to general audience) 103 pages, 31 Tables. Topics include review of earlier versions, theory and rationale for the MAT, music clusters, illustrative responses by composition, empirical and clinical observations pertaining to MAT ratio scale measures, content, narrative style, and defense. ISBN 978-0-9791160-2-5. US$38.00 




MAT Compact Disk: The disk includes two prerecorded set of instructions, one with a story example taken from Peter and the Wolf, another without a story example, the Standard Test (10 compositions), the Extended Test (12 compositions), Short Form Test A (4 compositions), Short Form Test B (4 compositions), and the 12 individual compositions. The Standard, Extended, Short Form A, and Short Form B tests are administered separately and once selected run continuously with a 30 silent period between each composition. US$89.00



MAT Record Form, 8 pages, (Package of 20). The MAT record form permits recording and summary of indices for the MAT standard or extended tests.  ISBN 0-9791160-0-1. US $38.00 




All current payments and fees are in US dollars. Psychodiagnostics shipping and return policy is described on the Frequently Asked Questions FAQ Page. Prospective users must qualify for purchase. All shipments are sent by priority mail..These charges are calculated during checkout. Inquire about discounts for purchase of three or more MAT Starter Kits.

Scoring Services: Contact Psychodiagnostics for fees. Psychodiagnostics provides scoring of MAT Standard, Extended, or Short Form Tests by email. Users of the service send an email attachment with transcribed protocols as text or word documents to Psychodiagnostics Services. Transcribed protocols are scored and interpreted by return email, usually within 5 working days (Contact psychodiagnostics for details).

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