You might want to sit down for this one: the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is BS. We know this is controversial, but rest assured that a certain INFJ Curiosity writer shares in your disappointment. Companies have purchased this famed personality test to learn about their employees for decades, but, as it turns out, they've been sadly misguided.
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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator includes 93 questions with 16 potential "personality" results. 00:24
One study found that as much as 50% of people who took the Myers-Briggs personality test twice received a different result. 01:45
The Forer effect refers to when people label vague statements as accurate even though the statements could apply to a wide range of people. 02:39