The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

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Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator was purpose for people to discover who they are as a person.
According to the Meyers-Briggs Foundations, “The purpose of the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator (MBTI) personality inventory is to make the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung understandable and useful in people 's lives” (The Myers). The MBTI questionnaire was published in 1943 and it was developed by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Meyers. It became a popular personality assessment around the globe and today it now serves at least two million people on a yearly basis, providing them with their personality type ("OPP Ltd."). Some strengths that may be associated with the MBTI questionnaire is that the test
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A similar form of the Meyer-Briggs personality test was assigned during class and students were told to find out what their personality type was through a website called, humanmetics.com. I responded to all 64 questions in the questionnaire. Later another measurement, The Behavior Avoidance/Inhibition (BIS/BAS) Scales, was then assessed in class. The BIS/BAS measurement is an instrument that contained a total of 24 statements. These statements each had to be given a score 1 through 4; 1 meaning the statement was very true for me and 4 meaning that the statement was very false for me (Carver 2). The statements are then divided up into categories and reverse-scored. Statements 2 and 22 are not reverse- scored. Statements 3, 9, 12, and 21 are reverse-scored and then added up to get a score for a BAS Drive; measuring how driven an individual is in completing tasks. Statements 5, 10, 15, and 20 are reverse-scored and then added up to get a score for a BAS Fun Seeking; measuring how much some individuals like to have fun. Statements 4, 7, 14, 18, and 23 are reverse-scored and then added up to get a score for a BAS Reward Responsiveness; measuring how an individual response to rewards. Finally, statements 8, 13, 16, 19, 24 are reverse-scored and added all together with the scores from 2 and 22 to get a score for the BIS; measuring an individual’s behavior inhibition. Statements 1, 6, 11, and 17 are filler statements (Carver

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