People Patterns: A Modern Guide to the Four Temperaments
A Popular Culture Introduction to Personality Types
and the Four Temperaments
Stephen Montgomery, Ph.D.
"Try to see it my way ." Taking a line from the Beatles, Dr. Stephen Montgomery presents a fresh new look at the four temperaments, the four ancient "people patterns" that are the key to personality types. In this updated and expanded 2nd edition, Dr. Montgomery cites over 250 characters from well-known movies and TV shows The Wizard of Oz, Sex and the City, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Fantastic Four, The Incredibles, The Lord of the Rings, Ghost Busters, and many more to help bring the temperaments alive for a modern audience.
People Patterns features an easy-to-score personality quiz, and easy-to-read chapters on dating & mating, parents & children, and talent & career (with over 750 job suggestions grouped according to type). The book begins with a brief history of the four temperaments (tracing the idea back to Hippocrates), and it ends with port
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And Isabel Myers and Katheryn Briggs created an elaborate questionnaire, The
Myers Briggs Type Indicator (published in book form in 1962), that distinguishes
between sixteen separate personality types, each made up of four independent ...
In the 1950s Isabel Myers took up Jung's work on personality, added the J-P
scale herself, and developed a questionnaire and a remarkable series of sixteen
descriptive portraits that generated worldwide interest in personality types.
Temperament theory was barely kept alive by a handful of obscure behavioral
scientists (Keirsey credits Eric Adickes, Eduard Spranger, and Ernst Kretschmer).
Then in the late 1950s, Isabel Myers came along and, building on Jung's theories
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I'm taking an online certification course in Temperament Theory and this is one of the books I had to read. As it is a fascinating subject and a useful reference for me, I'm giving it a good review ... Read full review
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