MBTI Reliability

How You Use Your Brain - Based On Your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

Did you know that every personality type uses their brain differently? Certain types rely heavily on one set of brain regions, while another type relies heavily on a completely different set of regions. There have been numerous studies done on this subject. Neuroscience expert Dario Nardi has…


Why That Free Online Personality Test is Totally Meaningless

There are two popular articles floating around online called "Why the Myers-Briggs® Test is Totally Meaningless", and "Goodbye to the MBTI, the Fad That Won't Die." I've read both articles a number of times, and am always amused by the huge lack of effort they took to understand the MBTI®. The…


MBTI and Age

How Your Personality Type Develops With Your Age

Have you ever looked back on your life and cringed at mistakes you made or the way you behaved? I know I have, and still do. As a teenager, I lived like there was no tomorrow, making a multitude of mistakes, taking risks, and trying hard to fit in with a group of teenagers that I had absolutely…


Debunking the Major Arguments Against Personality Typing

When I discovered the Myers and Briggs' theory of personality typing, I was filled with so much excitement over what it meant to me and my friends and family. I couldn't wait to study those around me and figure out their 'types', and understand and interact with them better. However, because I'm…


MBTI Cognitive Functions

Personality Testing - Fact or Farce? Part Two - Understanding the Cognitive Functions

With personality quizzes and buzzfeed questionnaires becoming so popular on facebook, it's easy for people to lump the Myers' and Briggs theory into the same category; another stupid personality test with no basis in reality. What Harry Potter character am I? What breed of dog are you? The list…