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    16 Free Personality Tests

    Plus 3 Paid Personality Tests If you have been following the blog for some time you will have seen a number of different personality test mentioned or reviewed over the years. This post is a quick summary of links to all the different tests plus some new ones and is an “archive library” of tests I have tried or which look interesting. These tests are some of the leading psychometric tests available, many are peer-reviewed or backed with significant scientific research and include sources including Myers-Briggs, Gretchen Rubin, The Goodlife Project, Shirzad Chamine, Roger Hamilton, Penny Power OBE, Daniel Priestley, et al. I hope you enjoy the roundup. Most tests…

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    A Primer on Myers-Briggs & Personality Typing

    Personality Typing Personality typing (typology) is the concept of distinguishing people by their behavioural traits and viewing them as defined types. Personality traits reflect people’s innate tendencies and are represented as opposed pairs – for example, Introversion and Extraversion. Multiple traits are measured to determine someone’s personality type, written as an acronym of their traits, such as INFJ-A in the Myers-Briggs analysis. How Does Personality Typology Help People? Many people find that understanding their personality type makes it much easier to see themselves objectively. This self-awareness helps them access their strengths and address weaknesses in ways that improve their lives. One of the most rewarding aspects of personality typology is when…