Merve Emre: Four-letter you (Myers-Briggs personality indicator)

How a mother-daughter obsession became a massive and dangerous industry. The weird history of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

  • Find out why Carl Jung turns over in his grave every time someone calls herself an 'introvert' or an 'extravert'!
  • Discover how Truman Capote became the subject of psychological experiments on creativity!


Keep reading Show less

People Love To Identify As "Introverts" — But What Does That Term Actually Mean?

The popular concept of introversion often differs from how psychologists define the term, but a new model seeks to clarify exactly what being an introvert means.

Keep reading Show less