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Can your #MBTI type change over time? #personality #INFJ #INFP #INTJ #INTP #ENTJ #ESTP #ENTP #ISFJ #ISTJ #ISFP #ISTP

Can Your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type Change?

I get asked every day if someone can change their personality type. I come across people who say "well, I used to be an INFP, but now I'm an INFJ" or "I'm both an ISFP and an ESFP". Is that possible? Can you change types or be two types? Let's find out! Not sure what your personality type is?…


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Decoding Your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

Do you ever feel a little unsure about what all those letters mean in your personality type? You've taken the "test" or indicator and you've gotten a 4-letter code, but you keep hearing people throw around words like "Ni" or "Se" or "Fi" or "Te". Perhaps you're trying to memorize your cognitive…


A beginner's guide to the cognitive functions in #personality theory

An Introduction to the Cognitive Functions in Myers-Briggs® Theory

Here at Psychology Junkie I spend a LOT of time talking about the cognitive functions, and I realized just recently that I don't have a post that really goes into each of those functions very clearly. That's about to change as of today! There are so many misconceptions about the cognitive…


Are you an #extrovert, #introvert, or #ambivert? #MBTI

Extrovert, Introvert, or Ambivert - Why So Many Extroverts Identify as Introverts

A lot of us have seen the online comics, right? The ones with the introvert wrapped up in a blanket, cat on her lap, binge-watching Netflix? The comics where the introvert eschews the big, loud holiday party for a quiet night at home with a favorite book and a cup of coffee? There is a LOT of…


Understanding the shadow functions in personality type theory #MBTI #INFJ #INFP #ENFJ #ENFP #INTJ #INTP #ENTP

An Introduction to the Shadow Functions

If you really want to dive deep into the more complex and rarely discussed aspects of personality type, then delving into the shadow functions can be a lot of great fun (and very helpful)! When you first took the Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator (or a similar online test) you were probably startled by…