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    • The Personality Brokers

    • The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
    • By: Merve Emre
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. It is used regularly by Fortune 500 companies, universities, hospitals, churches, and the military. Its language of personality types - extraversion and introversion, sensing and intuiting, thinking and feeling, judging and perceiving - has inspired television shows, Online dating platforms, and Buzzfeed quizzes. Yet despite the test's widespread adoption, experts in the field of psychometric testing, a $2 billion industry, have struggled to validate its results - no less account for its success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A biography that reads like a novel.

    • By Sabrina on 09-14-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • What’s Your Type?

    • The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
    • By: Merve Emre
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. It has been harnessed by Fortune 100 companies, universities, hospitals, churches and the military. Its language - of extraversion vs. introversion, thinking vs. feeling - has inspired online dating platforms and Buzzfeed quizzes alike. And yet despite the test's widespread adoption, experts in the field of psychometric testing, a $500 million industry, struggle to account for its success - no less validate its results. How did the Myers-Briggs insinuate itself into our jobs, our relationships, our Internet, our lives?

    Regular price: $14.18