About the MBTI
- The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument measures personality preference on four scales; Extraversion - Introversion (E - I), Sensing - Intuition (S - N), Thinking - Feeling (T - F), and Judgment - Perception (J - P). The theory and scales are briefly described.
- A biographical sketch of the creator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument, the most widely used personality assessment in the world today.
- Personality preferences reported through the MBTI tool result in 16 different personality types, one of which should fit you. Read brief profiles on all 16 types.
- Psychological Type is not static. There is interplay between the different preferred functions of the 16 types, resulting in different strengths for each.
Reliability and Validity
- An explanation of these basic statistical concepts and why it is important in the field of psychological tests.
- The MBTI instrument is about healthy personality. It does not measure, diagnose, or address mental health issues.
- There is a code of ethics for the appropriate use of psychological type. For example, type should not be used as a basis for workplace hiring decisions.
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