Are you an ENFP? An ISTJ? A look at the history, validity, and potential of Myers-Briggs
Who am I? We’ve all wondered at some point. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a personality test based on Carl Jung’s psychological types, has offered many an answer.
This hour, we delve into the history of the MBTI and contemporary applications of this test and explore its scientific validity. Plus, a look at a dating app that uses the 16 personality types to help people find love.
- Paul Tieger: A prolific author on MBTI; his books include Do What You Are, Nurture by Nature, and Just Your Type
- Alexander Swan: Associate professor of psychology at Eureka College and host of the CinemaPsych podcast
- Jessica Alderson: Founder of So Syncd, a 16 Personalities-based dating app
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Colin McEnroe, Carol Chen, Jonathan McNicol, and Catie Talarski contributed to this show.