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A Critical Review of Myers-Briggs

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, also known as 16Personalities, is fun, trendy, and considered eye-opening to many who take it. It has been used in workplaces to assign jobs based personality types, including in 200 government agencies in the U.S. Browsing YouTube, you can find countless videos of people taking the test and raving about how much they relate to their results. But is it really accurate? Is it supported by scientific evidence? And if not, why is it so popular?

The backbone of the Myers-Briggs test adapted from Carl Jung’s book Psychological Types. In t