More Personality Test Ranting and Links

Another post from the past. I bounce back and forth to interest and aggravation in personality tests and boredom. Here is a period of interest and aggravation. Charity and Katie have been posting explanations about personality tests, and I wanted to post my results and I found this draft in my archives So, what types… Continue reading More Personality Test Ranting and Links

My Issues with the Whole Personality Hoopla

Everything about personality is subjective; the terms (different connotations, different frames of reference), the assessment (how can you understand someone else’s brain, preferences? How can you truly know your own in other people’s terms?), the concept of personality itself. So I find it extremely annoying when people try to say it is scientific or can… Continue reading My Issues with the Whole Personality Hoopla

Extrovert, Introvert, Ambivert . . . Personality Tests and Research Are SO Much Fun

I love all sorts of personality/character tests . . . from Harry Potter House Placement (Ravenclaw through and through, peoples) to the scientifically questionable MBTI knockoffs to the Big Five test. Generally, on the free Meyers Briggs tests I get the same answers, but the percentages change (I have taken some a couple times). Also,… Continue reading Extrovert, Introvert, Ambivert . . . Personality Tests and Research Are SO Much Fun

Personality Link Love

“I’m not a psychopath, Anderson, I’m a highly functioning sociopath; do your research.” But is he really? Are the two disorders clearly defined and distinct? And while we are on EQ, IQ, and manipulation, how is this for disturbing? I love the four temperaments. I think the descriptors are easily defined, observed, and layered. I… Continue reading Personality Link Love