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Media Puzzle: Responding to Claims about the MBTI® and Psychological Type – Peter Geyer

AusAPT Type Research and Practice Collection Occasional Papers (#1 – February 2020) A response to False Portraits by Jennifer V Fayard Psychology Today January 2020 Peter Geyer  peter@petergeyer.com.au Werribee, Australia This article is also available as a pdf download here: Media-PuzzleDownload To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle  George Orwell  [Campbell 2011 p187] There’s something about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) and the notion of types of people that provokes a consistent stream of criticism, whether it be about the questionnaire itself, or the ideas attached to it. Sometimes this prompts defences from various interested parties, (more…)
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If it sounds like, walks like, and talks like, it must be a ___________. Right?

Roger PearmanRoger Pearman joins us for a virtual session at the AusAPT National Conference in Melbourne in November 2019 to present on ‘Evidence of the Validity of Type from Multi-Rater Data‘: “This is a virtual presentation of a summary report of 360 data collected from people around the globe to look at evidence of the validity of Type. The first public presentation of this information, the international TypeStudy Research Project was designed to collect both self-report and observer-report data which provides useful evidence for considering the validity of Type.” Roger provides this introduction to ‘Evidence of the Validity of Type from Multi-Rater Data‘ as background for his (more…)