Have we all been duped by the Myers-Briggs test?

Beware personality testsINFP? ISTJ? You’ve probably taken a personality test at some point. But here’s the bad news: even the most popular tests, such as Myers-Briggs (MBTI), are not to be trusted. Retake a Myers-Briggs test after just a five week gap and there is a 50% chance you’ll be put into a different personality category. In this article at Fortune Magazine, I reveal the shocking truth about  personality tests.

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  1. Pat
    Posted 11 August 2013 at 7.50pm | Permalink

    The shocking truth about this article is that you appear to have presented a very negative view of a system you have a superficial knowledge of. In the MBTI, INTJ types tend to be characterised as having a high opinion of their own intellect, often with some justification, but their intuitive nature can lead them to wrong conclusions. Maybe Roman you might strengthen your sensing preference and take in a few more details about the MBTI before so grandly passing judgement.

  2. Sydo
    Posted 29 August 2015 at 5.38am | Permalink

    I don’t know, I’ve taken multiple versions of the test with bigger gaps than five weeks and still got the same result.

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