We have thus far argued that, despite its popularity, the MBTI theory does not represent a suitable framework for understanding personality. But this is an incomplete assessment of why people like MBTI. Randy Stein & Alexander Swan In this article, Stein and Swan wisely avoid rehashing the many psychometric limitations […]
Another Defense of the MBTI
One can find fault with the MBTI, and no doubt with many personality-assessment mechanisms. But there is no escaping types. We freely diagnose people all the time—as extroverts or narcissists, as “on the spectrum” or (for example) “a little O.C.D.” In this sort-of defense of the Myers-Briggs in The New […]
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