Myers-Brig Indicator Type Inventory

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The combination of characteristics that defines who we are and what we are as a person based on how we think and behave is known as personality. There are different ways psychologists can study different traits and type of personality; personality types involve qualitative behavioral differences between people, whereas personality traits comprises of quantitative differences. Myers-Brig Indicator Type Inventory (MBTI) is directly related to personality types as it reveals different personality types from a set of four personalities: extroversion versus introversion, thinking versus feeling, sensing versus intuition, and perceiving versus judging. Another test, The Big Five Inventory (BFI), is more inclined towards different personality traits including openness, conscientiousness, agreeableness, extraversion, and emotion stability. It explains that there is a gradient leading from one type of personality to the other. For example, MBTI separates extrovert vs introvert while BFI claims that there is a range of introversion and extroversion, and it is also possible for an individual to fall somewhere in the middle. According to my MBTI result, my personality type was ISTP (Introvert, Sensing,…show more content…
Neuroticism is the last trait of BFI which exhibit the emotional stability of people. People high in neuroticism, like me (score: 4.625), worry frequently and get easily depressed and anxious. They tend to get nervous easily while people low in neuroticism are calmer. Traits are consistent patterns of thoughts or feelings that can help distinguish people from one another. As shown by the tests score, we can see that Myer-Briggs gives us idea of what kind of person we are but in order to determine meaningful relationship among different types of personalities, the big five test is required. It also shows that our traits score can also lie between the two personality
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