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Myers Briggs Type Indicator
A review of the history and use of the Myers-Briggs personality type indicator.
# 97282 | 1,337 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 30, 2007 in Psychology (Jung) , Psychology (Therapies) , Psychology (Theory) , Psychology (General)

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This paper reviews and discusses the Myers-Briggs type indicator. According to the paper, the Myers-Briggs type instrument is a psychological personality test that was developed through the efforts of Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers. The paper reports that while Myers-Briggs does have certain limitations in regard to its assumptions, it is, on the whole, an exceedingly useful tool in the psychologist's and counselor's armory.

Purpose and Description of the Test
Limitations of the Test

Sample of Sources Used:

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