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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E = Extraversion or I = Introversion S = Sensation or N = iNtuition T = Thinking J =
Judging or F = Feeling or P - Perceiving Myers's idea was to pose a series of
questions that weigh these alternatives, and then to piece together a personality
In much the same way, the anchor word "iNtuition" names a strong suit of
Idealists (NFs), but it doesn't apply to Rationals (NTs) all that well, at least not in
the ordinary meaning of the word, something along the lines of "a feeling in one's
Intuition Idealists have a great sensitivity to first impressions, hints, suggestions,
inklings, intimations, and symbols. They will follow their hunches and heed their
feelings, trusting their intuition or "sixth sense" to tell them all they need to know.
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