Click here for a short introduction to the 16 personality types.
Click here to learn more about the 16 personalities test.
Click here for the latest updates on the 16 types.
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The 16 Types Introduction
The 16 personalities model is based on Carl Jung’s theory that suggests that we experience the world using four principal psychological functions:
It also suggests that every person has a preference for one of these functions (more details on Carl Jung’s theory here).
Later Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Cook Briggs — none of them a psychologist — expanded on Jung’s theory, suggesting that there are 16 possible personality types (see above).
Over the years, more and more psychologists and researchers explored the subject and added their own observations. Numerous books have been written and several personality assessments exist.
About the Test
If you don’t know your type, you may be interested in taking this test. Unlike many other free versions available elsewhere on the web, this test was professionally developed and scientifically validated.
The test takes about 15 minutes to complete and, at the end of the test, your four-letter type code will be revealed (e.g., INTJ or ESTP).
You can find all the latest updates on the 16 personality types below (or here).
6 Reasons to Hire an INTJ
10 Ways ENFPs Annoy Other People
6 Mistakes INFJs Make in Life
Famous INFJ People
36 Ways to Make Your INFP Happy
19 INTP Careers to Avoid (and 7 to Pursue)
4 Stages of ENTJ Relationships — A Must-Know Before You Commit
ENFJ and INFP
22 ENFJ Careers to Avoid (+ 7 Types of Organizations ENFJs Absolutely Hate)
24 ISTJ Personality Traits Explained
ESTP and INFJ
ISFP vs. INFP: Let’s Make It Clear Once and For All
ENTJ vs. INTJ — Here’s the Difference
ENTP vs. ENTJ
ENTP vs. ENFP
ENFP vs. INFP
INTJ vs. INFJ
ISTJ vs. INTJ: A World of Difference
ENFJ Relationship Compatibility With ALL Types
INFP Relationships and Compatibility With All Types
INTJ Relationships and Compatibility With All Types
ESTP Relationships: Looking for a Playmate
ESTP and ESTP, ISTJ or ENFP
ISTJ and ENFP Relationship
Finally, to find out how the 16 personalities translate into the four temperament model, click here.