The Personality Test : Myers Briggs And Her Daughter Isabel Briggs Myers

844 Words Nov 18th, 2016 4 Pages
"It is up to each person to recognize his or her true preferences." -- Isabel Briggs Myers. One of the best quotes given to explain this notorious test indicator. MBTI as it’s also referred to as well, it’s more or rather acronym as one must say. This indicator stands for the principles of a basic personality test to see which and what categories one might fall in when thinking about applying for college, jobs, and just trying to find out who they might be. Myers-Briggs was constructed by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers, which was based out of the theory that Carl Jung had proposed. His theory was on the 4 principle psychological functions that human beings experience in the world: Sensation, Intuition, Feeling, and Thinking; these experiences that we as humans face are rather revived in to the Myers-Briggs Indicator by asking questions such as, “Do you feel this way or this way on animal shelters”, type thing. This personality test was more or rather focused on to see if humans really do focus on one or all basic human experiences, which one they compete better in, or just overall which one fits them better. It’s also used to guide those who are confused on who they are to give them a little bit narrower path into figuring out who they are and what they want to become, I know in high school we took this test 3 different times my senior year, for most of us we stayed around the same scores if we had an idea of what we wanted to do, and for others…

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