# Projection

Projection, projections or projective may refer to:

## Chemistry

• Fischer projection, a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional organic molecule
• Haworth projection, a way of writing a structural formula to represent the cyclic structure of monosaccharides
• Natta projection, a way to depict molecules with complete stereochemistry in two dimensions in a skeletal formula
• Newman projection, a visual representation of a chemical bond from front to back

## Biology

• Projection areas, areas of the brain where sensory processing occurs
• Projection fiber, in neuroscience, white matter fibers that connect the cortex to the lower parts of the brain or the spinal cord

## Other uses

• Projection (alchemy), process in Alchemy
• Projections (journal), an interdisciplinary academic journal related to cinema and visual media
• Power projection, the capacity of a state to implement policy by means of force, or the threat thereof
• Psychological projection, or "Freudian projection", a defense mechanism in which one attributes to others one's own unacceptable or unwanted attributes, thoughts, or emotions
• Forecasting, making predictions of the future based on past and present data