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Myers Briggs & Personality Profile Reviews

The flaws with personality testing

Socionics is a step forward from MBTI(r) theory, which is a step forward from Personality Type, which is a step forward from Jungian Type, which is a step forward from...

The Myers-Briggs Personality Test

A critical look at the world's most popular psychological metric, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Why You Shouldn't Trust the MBTI

What I want to do here is criticize some of the concepts/constructs underlying the MBTI itself. I've been skeptical of the MBTI for some time, but I

Blog: The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: A popular but flawed way of understanding your personality | 80,000 Hours

It’s difficult to work out which jobs will suit you. To help with this problem, a variety of personality tests have been developed. It’s hoped these tests provide understanding of your personality in a way that can be used to predict what sorts of job might suit.

One of the most widely used tests is the Myers-Briggs type indicator (MBTI). According to Malcolm Gladwell, 2.5 million Americans every year take the test and 89 out of the fortune 100 companies use it.

But it turns out there are plenty of reasons to be sceptical about its use in choosing careers…

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