1-2 journal psy 216.docx - Summary MBTI the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a personality test that\u2019s regarded as the golden standard for psychological

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SummaryMBTI the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a personality test that’s regarded as the golden standard for psychological assessments which classifies personality types into four distinct categories and can be usedas a guide to help identify personality traits, career paths, and explain how people perceive the world around them and make decisions. Katharine Cook Briggs along with her daughter Isabel Myers would usethe work of psychiatrist Jung’s as a basis for their theory, which would become the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Cunningham, 2012). Using MBTI as a framework, personality types are classified along four distinct axes: introversion and extroversion, sensing and intuition, thinking and feeling and judging vs. perceiving.The other test, The Big Five assessment test, has five main categories, unlike the MBTI which has four. The test Encompasses a quantitative methodology and counts scores and focuses only on what it can measure and is considered shorter and less invasive than the Myers-Briggs. “OCEAN” is the acronym
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