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  • Donald Trump 2.0 - A new Trump Temperament?
    Is The Donald morphing into a less bombastic, more measured personality and temperment befitting his Presidential role or will he snap back to the same old Donald we've seen on the campaign trail?
    Ross Reinhold

  • Introducing Bernie Sanders - INFP
    In some ways, Bernie is like most other INFPs, but in other ways he is different - atypical. For Type-Watchers, The Bern provides insight into the complexity of an INFP.
    Ross Reinhold

  • Behind the Face of Donald Trump - ESTP
    People cheer him, people hate him, people can't believe he is still in the Presidential race. For Type-Watchers, The Donald provides a fascinating look at the mind and personality of ESTP types. With most extraverts, what you see is what you get. But not really."
    Ross Reinhold

  • Step-By-Step Guide to Verifying Your Personality Type
    You've taken the MBTI or another inventory and now know your 4 Letter Personality Type? But are you sure that it is the right ID for you? Here's a simple 5 step guide for helping you answer that question - "Is this my Personality Type?"
    Ross Reinhold

  • The Building Blocks of Personality Type
    Review of a new book that introduces the eight mental functions identified by Carl Jung which are the foundation behind the 16 Myers-Briggs Personality Type and the four letter Myers-Briggs Type code.
    Leona Haas & Mark Hunziker

  • The Patterns of Personality Type
    Graphic representations for all 16 personality types illustrating the orientation of the four mental functions or mental processes - the two that are shown by the 4 letter type code and the two that are hidden.
    By Ross Reinhold, INTJ

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Recommended Articles for Educators & Students on the Myers Briggs & MBTI ®

A Basic Introduction to the MBTI & Myers Briggs ®

More Introduction to the Myers-Briggs MBTI Model of Personality Type

Your best fit - Profiles and Characteristics of the 16 Myers Briggs Personality Types

Your best fit - Understanding the Mental Functions & the 16 Personality Types

Type Dynamics: Interpreting the MBTI ® Personality Type Code

The Hidden Letters in the MBTI ® Personality Type Code

Some Personality Trait Correlates of the 8 MBTI preferences

Some Practical Applications of the Myers-Briggs Model

Career Planning & Career Management and the MBTI

MBTI ® Today . . . by Kathy and Peter Myers

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Our Recommendations of worthwhile books on the MBTI, Myers Briggs, & Personality Type

* While sometimes referred to as the Myers-Briggs Personality Test, the Briggs Myers personality test, Myers Briggs Test or the MBTI test, the MBTI ® is not a personality test but a personality inventory or instrument in which there are no right or wrong answers.

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Roger Pearman The real meaning of the 16 personality types
"I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You: The Real Meaning of the Sixteen Personality Types
" By Roger Pearman

While not strictly an introductory book, it is an easy read for the lay person with an interest in learning about Personality Types and applying it to every day situations at home or work. Roger Pearman is one of the giants in the field of teaching practical applications of the MBTI & Myer's Personality Type. [More Info Here on ordering this and other books on Personality Type]

Lenore Thomson Personality Type an Owner's Manual
"Personality Type: An Owner's Manual" by Lenore Thomson

A layman's guide to understanding Personality Types and the theory of Psychological Types originally proposed by C. G. Jung. Lenore Thomson was formerly the former editor of the Jungian Journal Quadrant and a lecturer with the C.G. Jung Foundation in New York City. [More Info Here on ordering this and other books on Personality Type]

Life Keys: Discover Who You Are
LifeKeys: Discover Who You Are

Sandra Hirsch and Jane Kise have developed an introduction to MBTI ®Personality Types that is integrated with a spiritual message and applications especially relevant to the Christian and faith-based Communities. [More Info Here on ordering this and other books on Personality Type]

The 16 Personality Types

The 16 Personality Types, Descriptions for Self-Discovery.

I like this booklet by Nardi and Berens. About 50 pages, reasonable price, and an easy read for the person wishing to better understand his or her personality type . . . and the overall concepts surrounding Personality Types. [More Info Here on ordering this and other books on Personality Type]

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