psychologytoday.com: Don’t Let Your Children Take the Myers-Briggs. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/quantum-leaps/202005/dont-let-your-children-take-the-myers-briggs?amp Michael Wilmot, who studies the theoretical structure of personality assessments, stated, “The thing about personality types is that they’re very interesting to talk about and they have been an object of public fascination for ages. But with modern, more robust research
http://bit.ly/2mZvQT2 2. We want to belong. A simple reason that we tend to identify with our personality test results is that we have an inherent need to belong. A friend of mine recently described her experience of taking the MBTI for the first time when she was in high school.
https://theconversation.com/how-to-cheat-on-personality-tests-and-other-pseudosciences-30248 Because trait psychology is philosophically primitive, personality testers ignore or cannot recognise the problem of circularity of argument which haunts their enterprise. For example, they assume that personality traits are enduring, pervasive and affect all aspects of behaviour. Since they cannot be observed, personality traits are theoretical constructs which