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The Adjective Check List (ACL) is a psychological assessment containing 300 adjectives used to identify common psychological traits.
An anecdote is a brief, revealing account of an individual person or an incident.
An aptitude is a component of a competence to do a certain kind of work at a certain level.
In psychology, attitude is a psychological construct, a mental and emotional entity that inheres in, or characterizes a person.
Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public research university in Auburn, Alabama, United States.
An aura or Human energy field is, according to New Age beliefs, a colored emanation said to enclose a human body or any animal or object.
The Barnum effect, also called the Forer effect, is a common psychological phenomenon whereby individuals give high accuracy ratings to descriptions of their personality that supposedly are tailored specifically to them but that are, in fact, vague and general enough to apply to a wide range of people.
Belmont is a city in San Mateo County in the U.S. state of California.
The Big Five personality traits, also known as the five factor model (FFM), is a taxonomy for personality traits.
Brain typing is a system developed by Jonathan P. Niednagel that applies elements from neuroscience, physiology, and psychology to estimate athletic ability.
Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology.
Cengage is an educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education, K-12, professional, and library markets worldwide.
Cold reading is a set of techniques used by mentalists, psychics, fortune-tellers, mediums, illusionists (readers), and scam artists to imply that the reader knows much more about the person than the reader actually does.
Construct validity is "the degree to which a test measures what it claims, or purports, to be measuring."Polit DF Beck CT (2012).
In statistics, dependence or association is any statistical relationship, whether causal or not, between two random variables or bivariate data.
David West Keirsey (August 31, 1921 – July 30, 2013) was an American psychologist, a professor emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, and the author of several books.
In psychology, decision-making (also spelled decision making and decisionmaking) is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and offers a common language and standard criteria for the classification of mental disorders.
A dichotomy is a partition of a whole (or a set) into two parts (subsets).
DISC is a behavior assessment tool based on the DISC theory of psychologist William Moulton Marston, which centers on four different behavioral traits: dominance, inducement, submission, and compliance.
Educational Testing Service (ETS), founded in 1947, is the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization.
Edward Northup Hay (1891 - 1958) was a businessman based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, i.e., the capacity to place oneself in another's position.
ENFJ (extraversion, intuition, feeling, judgement) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of 16 personality types.
ENFP (Extraversion, Intuition, Feeling, Perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
The Enneagram of Personality, or simply the Enneagram (from the Greek words and), is a model of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types.
ENTJ (extraversion, intuition, thinking, judgment) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
ENTP (extroversion, intuition, thinking, perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
ESFJ (Extraversion, Sensing, Feeling, Judgment) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of 16 personality types.
ESFP (Extrovert, Sensing, Feeling, Perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of the sixteen personality types.
ESTJ (Extraversion, Sensing, Thinking, Judgment) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
ESTP (Extroversion, Sensing, Thinking, Perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
The trait of extraversion–introversion is a central dimension of human personality theories.
In psychology, Eysenck Personality Questionnaire (EPQ) is a questionnaire to assess the personality traits of a person, this is not the same questionnaire as the Eysenck's personality Inventory or EPI which was an earlier instrument also produced by Hans Eysenck.
The Forté Profile is a quantitatively validated communication style profiling instrument.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO) is a theory of interpersonal relations, introduced by William Schutz in 1958.
Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type is a book written by Isabel Briggs Myers with Peter B. Myers, which describes the insights into the psychological type model originally developed by C.G. Jung as adapted and embodied in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test.
In human biology, handedness is a better, faster, or more precise performance or individual preference for use of a hand, known as the dominant hand; the less capable or less preferred hand is called the non-dominant hand.
Hans Jürgen Eysenck, PhD, DSc (4 March 1916 – 4 September 1997) was a German-born English psychologist who spent his professional career in Great Britain.
The Holland Codes or the Holland Occupational Themes (RIASEC) refers to a theory of careers and vocational choice (based upon personality types) that was initially developed by American psychologist John L. Holland.
Humorism, or humoralism, was a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers, positing that an excess or deficiency of any of four distinct bodily fluids in a person—known as humors or humours—directly influences their temperament and health.
In probability theory, two events are independent, statistically independent, or stochastically independent if the occurrence of one does not affect the probability of occurrence of the other.
INFJ (Introversion, Intuition, Feeling, Judging) is an initialism used in the publications of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of the sixteen personality types.
INFP (introversion, intuition, feeling, perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
Interaction Styles are groupings of the 16 types of the MBTI instrument of psychometrics and Jungian psychology.
Interpersonal compatibility or interpersonal matching is the long-term interaction between two or more individuals in terms of the ease and comfort of communication.
INTJ (introversion, intuition, thinking, judgment) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of the 16 psychological types.
INTP (introversion, intuition, thinking, perceiving) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of the MBTI's 16 personality types.
Introspection is the examination of one's own conscious thoughts and feelings.
Intuition is the ability to acquire knowledge without proof, evidence, or conscious reasoning, or without understanding how the knowledge was acquired.
Isabel Briggs Myers (October 18, 1897 – May 5, 1980) was an American author and co-creator of a personality inventory known as the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
ISFJ (By functions; Introverted Sensing (Si), Extroverted Feeling (Fe), Introverted Thinking (Ti) and Extroverted Intuition (Ne)) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
ISFP (Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, Perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
ISTJ (By functions; Introverted Sensing (Si), Extroverted Thinking (Te), Introverted Feeling (Fi) and Extroverted Intuition (Ne)) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
ISTP (Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, Perception) is an abbreviation used in the publications of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to refer to one of sixteen personality types.
In psychometrics, item response theory (IRT) (also known as latent trait theory, strong true score theory, or modern mental test theory) is a paradigm for the design, analysis, and scoring of tests, questionnaires, and similar instruments measuring abilities, attitudes, or other variables.
The Jungian Type Index (JTI) is an alternative to the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
Katharine Cook Briggs (1875–1968) was co-creator, with her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers, of an inventory of personality type known as the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
The Keirsey Temperament Sorter (KTS) is a self-assessed personality questionnaire designed to help people better understand themselves and others.
Labeling theory is the theory of how the self-identity and behavior of individuals may be determined or influenced by the terms used to describe or classify them.
LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps.
Little, Brown and Company is an American publisher founded in 1837 by Charles Coffin Little and his partner, James Brown, and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by American authors.
MBTI Step II is an extended version of the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator, a commonly used instrument for identifying psychological preferences.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States.
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) is a standardized psychometric test of adult personality and psychopathology.
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
In statistics, a bimodal distribution is a continuous probability distribution with two different modes.
The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is an introspective self-report questionnaire with the purpose of indicating differing psychological preferences in how people perceive the world around them and make decisions.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.
Neuroticism is one of the Big Five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
In probability theory, the normal (or Gaussian or Gauss or Laplace–Gauss) distribution is a very common continuous probability distribution.
Obsessive–compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a personality disorder characterized by a general pattern of concern with orderliness, perfectionism, excessive attention to details, mental and interpersonal control, and a need for control over one's environment, at the expense of flexibility, openness to experience, and efficiency.
The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
Palo Alto is a charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States.
Personality is defined as the set of habitual behaviors, cognitions and emotional patterns that evolve from biological and environmental factors.
Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), authored by Leslie Morey (1991, 2007), PhD, is a self-report 344-item personality test that assesses a respondent's personality and psychopathology.
The Personality Assessment System (PAS) is a descriptive model of personality formulated by John W. Gittinger.
A personality clash occurs when two (or more) people find themselves in conflict not over a particular issue or incident, but due to a fundamental incompatibility in their personalities, their approaches to things, or their style of life.
Personality disorders (PD) are a class of mental disorders characterized by enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience, exhibited across many contexts and deviating from those accepted by the individual's culture.
Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals.
Personality type refers to the psychological classification of different types of individuals.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
In psychometrics, predictive validity is the extent to which a score on a scale or test predicts scores on some criterion measure.
Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.
In psychology, a projective test is a personality test designed to let a person respond to ambiguous stimuli, presumably revealing hidden emotions and internal conflicts projected by the person into the test.
Psychological Types is Volume 6 in the Princeton / Bollingen edition of The Collected Works of C. G. Jung.
Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.
Psychology Today is a magazine published every two months in the United States since 1967.
Psychometrics is a field of study concerned with the theory and technique of psychological measurement.
Reliability in statistics and psychometrics is the overall consistency of a measure.
The Revised NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI-R) is a personality inventory that examines a person's Big Five personality traits (openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism).
The Riso–Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) is an Enneagram of Personality psychometric test.
Robert Hogan (born 1937) is an American psychologist known for his innovations in personality testing, and is an international authority on personality assessment, leadership, and organizational effectiveness.
Schizotypal personality disorder (STPD) or schizotypal disorder is a mental disorder characterized by severe social anxiety, thought disorder, paranoid ideation, derealization, transient psychosis, and often unconventional beliefs.
A scientific theory is an explanation of an aspect of the natural world that can be repeatedly tested, in accordance with the scientific method, using a predefined protocol of observation and experiment.
A self-report study is a type of survey, questionnaire, or poll in which respondents read the question and select a response by themselves without researcher interference.
Sensation is the body's detection of external or internal stimulation (e.g., eyes detecting light waves, ears detecting sound waves).
Socionics, in psychology and sociology, is a theory of information processing and personality type, distinguished by its information model of the psyche (called "Model A") and a model of interpersonal relations.
The Strong Interest Inventory (SII) is an interest inventory used in career assessment.
Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, southwest of Philadelphia.
Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.
Test validity is the extent to which a test (such as a chemical, physical, or scholastic test) accurately measures what it is supposed to measure.
A theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking.
The Thomas–Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) is a conflict style inventory, which is a tool developed to measure an individual's response to conflict situations.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a campus in Gainesville, Florida.
Validity is the extent to which a concept, conclusion or measurement is well-founded and likely corresponds accurately to the real world based on probability.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF) is a self-report personality test developed over several decades of empirical research by Raymond B. Cattell, Maurice Tatsuoka and Herbert Eber.
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