Why the Myers-Briggs Test is Totally Meaningless.

“…you’ll notice that words like “selfish,” “lazy,” or “mean” don’t appear anywhere [on the Myers-Briggs]. No matter what type you’re assigned, you get a flattering description of yourself as a “thinker,” “performer,” or “nurturer.” This isn’t a test designed to accurately categorize people, but a test designed to make them feel happy after taking it.”

There is more here.

A side note: I wish Vox lived up to its promise and focused more on quality than quantity, instead of peddling mindless click-bait masquerading as intelligent discourse.

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