In 1921, Carl Jung published hisPsychological Types from which he
categorized people into primary types
of psychological functions.
In the 1940s Katharine Cook Briggs and
her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers, built
upon the research developed by Jung
and developed their own theory of
psychological types showcasing 16
personalities. This became known as
The Myers-Briggs Personality Types
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Companies will sometimes put their employees through a full version of this test to
assess how people can better work with each other through their testing results.
A portion of this test is available at free personality test. The test takes about 10
minutes to answer 72 questions using a sliding market to indicate 1 of 11 settings
the middle (or position 6) is midway between Disagree and Agree. YOU ARE NOT
ASKED FOR ANY PERSONAL OR IDENTIFYING INFORMATION. Questions are very basic.
The test will provide you with a four letter code representing your Type Preferences.
The first will either be an E or I, the second S or N, the third T or F, last is J or P.
The version available for free is not something you should consider as the absolute
personality you have but is an initial projection that may offer you value if you choose.
In a full test, you see the weighted value for each letter and it is possible that you may
actually have two letters for one characteristics if the weighted values are close or the
same. You can find more information about this test through a Google search.
Understanding your Personality Type
can make you a stronger and more effective person by knowing yourself better