Compare and Contrast

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Compare and Contrast Self Administered Test
Mary Coleman
May 12, 2008
PSYU 565
Jeffrey A. Stone, PhD.
Chapman University

Compare and Contrast Self Administered Test The assignment for this week is to compare and contrast the results from three self administered tests we took in class. The tests I will compare and contrast are the 16 Personality Factors (16PF), the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis (T-JTA). The 16PF is a comprehensive measure of normal-range personality that is used to gather an in-depth, integrated picture of the whole person. It was introduced over 40 years ago and has widely been used for a variety of applications
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With these scores, I was asked to pick the top four scores to determine my reported type. My reported type is ESTJ which is: Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), and Judging (J). On Table 7.15 I fall under the distribution of types and preferences for females in the National Representative my sample is 96 (6.3%). For extraversion, I am energized with others, social, interacting, external, breadth, and expenditure of energies. For sensing, I am concrete, past and present, realistic, actual, down-to-earth, and practical. For thinking, I am objective, impersonal, follow principles, laws, am firm, true or false, critique. For judging, I am structured, single-tasking, settled, plan ahead, closure, and run one’s life. My final score for ESTJ tells me I am practical, realistic, matter-of-fact, decisive, quick to move to implement decisions, organize projects and people to get things done, and focus on getting results in the most efficient way possible. I also take care of routine details, have a clear set of logical standards, systematically follow them and want others to also, am forceful in implementing my plans. On the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis (TJTA) all but two score was “acceptable”. On Nervous vs Composed, my raw score was 8, my percentile score was 40. Depressive vs light hearted, my raw score

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