Reliability And Validity Of The Myers Briggs Test

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Reliability and validity of the Myers Briggs test The personality test that I chose to examine in order to determine the reliability and validity was the Jung typology test. This test is based off of the Myers Briggs personality test mold. The test had 5 choices: YES, yes, uncertain, no, and NO. YES meant you strongly agreed with the question, yes meant you agreed with the statement, uncertain meant that you didn’t know if you agreed or not, no meant you disagreed with the statement, and NO meant you strongly disagreed with the statement. There was 64 questions of this type and then your gender, age, and reason for taking this test was asked. The results then generated 1 out of 16 possible combinations of letters that stand for different traits. The first trait measures your internal vs external expression. The first letter is either E (for extraversion) meaning you prefer external expression or I (for introversion) meaning you prefer internal expression. The second trait measures whether you get most of your information from the internal or external world. The second letter which is either S (for sensing) meaning you get the information from the internal world or I (for institution) meaning that you get your information from the external world. The third trait measures if you use logic or feelings to direct your actions. The third letter is either T (for thinking) meaning you use logic to direct actions or F (for feelings) meaning you use your feelings to direct your
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