Understanding Your Personality

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Take our Personality Test and get a “freakishly accurate” description of who you are and why you do things the way you do. This program takes you through a process of best fit, as the person who knows you best is you. The questionnaire steers you in the right direction, the best fit process helps you ensure we identify your type accurately! So get clear answers about your personality type with our accurate personality tests, based on Myers and Briggs’ theory of 16 personality types

Read in-depth, research based profiles of the 16 personality types. Discover the core of each personality type, their motivations and values, and find practical info for choosing a career and improving relationships based on your type.

These complete 16 personality type profiles are based on the theories of Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs, plus original research into how the personality types function in real life.

What is personality typing?

Personality typing is a system of categorizing people according to their tendencies to think and act in particular ways. Personality typing attempts to find the broadest, most important ways in which people are different, and make sense of these differences by sorting people into meaningful groups.

The personality types described here were created by Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katharine Briggs, in the 1960’s. Their theories were based on the work of psychologist Carl Jung, although they extended his ideas to create a more complete framework of personality typing. Myers and Briggs proposed that there were four key dimensions that could be used to categorize people:

  • Introversion vs. Extraversion
  • Sensing vs. Intuition
  • Thinking vs. Feeling
  • Judging vs. Perceiving

Each of the four dimensions was described as a dichotomy, or an either/or choice between two styles of being. Myers and Briggs described this as a “preference” and proposed that any individual should be able to identify a preferred style on each of the four dimensions. The sum of a person’s four preferred styles becomes their personality type.

Myers and Briggs theorized that our preferences on each of the four dimensions would combine to create predictable patterns in thought and behavior, so that people with the same four preferences would share many commonalities in the way they approach their lives, from the hobbies they choose to the work that might suit them.

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