MBTI scientific

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…


MBTI Farce

Personality Typing - Fact or Farce? Part One

One of the fascinations of my life for the last ten years has been the Myers Briggs Assessment Tool and personality psychology. Myers-Briggs® psychology is based on the work of psychologist Carl Jung, and basically tells you one of sixteen personality types that you fit into. Are you an extrovert…