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This book disregards the social science of surveys; measurement instruments; weighting for social desirability; and longitudinal research and outcomes. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Leila Shahid
In this book, a former senior editor for Psychology Today takes a critical tour of psychology’s attempts to measure personality over the last 100 years. Read morePublished 10 months ago by K Trimbach
i am more of a facts person so the issue i have with this book is at times it reads as of fiction overall it is a lite read and it is very reveling how easy it is for our society... Read morePublished 11 months ago by drwho
If you are tired of all of the people who treat personality tests as the be all, end all...this read is for you. Bought several copies to distribute in the workplace...Published 16 months ago by Nancy P. Goldschmidt
This book is not perfect, but it is fairly well written and informative. I would give it one more star if it didn't focus so much on the irrelevant details of some of the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Christopher
Full disclosure: I have found the Myers-Briggs personality test very helpful in my personal and professional life, so I have been reading this book with some skepticism. Read morePublished on August 1, 2011 by Julia
The book is very well written, and an entertaining read. If you are interested in how famous personality tests were developed, this book is both unique and a delight. Read morePublished on May 11, 2011 by HenryFool
This books surely has some good bits about the history of Personality Testing and its key persons.
However, it would sell its bits better if they are backed up with... Read more
Having been a fervent supported for MBTI for a while, before coming to realize that it is putting a lot of limitations on people ("you are one type, these are your strengths and... Read morePublished on May 10, 2010 by Manuel