David Keirsey's Temperaments

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David Keirsey was born on August 31st, 1921. Keirsey specialized in personality psychology. He started his career as a youth counselor at a probation ranch home for delinquent boys. He trained corrective counselors to identify deviant habits of children and parents. He started his research and observations after he returned from WWII which he served as a Marine Fighter Pilot in the Pacific. Keirsey based his work on Carl Jung, Isabel Myers, and Katharine Briggs.
David Keirsey created Keirsey Temperament Sorter by examined famous philosophers. There are four different type of temperaments in the Keirsey Temperament Sorter. It is a test that categorize the person’s personality traits. The four temperaments are guardian, rational, idealist,
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