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Thank you for helping me confirm my impressions about the way these tests are developed and misused. Great book!!!Published 1 month ago by robgoal
A nice history of personality testing that shows what a farce it is. More people need to read this book.Published 1 month ago by Daniel Ethier
This book disregards the social science of surveys; measurement instruments; weighting for social desirability; and longitudinal research and outcomes. Read morePublished 10 months 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 18 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 20 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 on January 22, 2014 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 on January 19, 2014 by CEB
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