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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Those strong in Judging tend to make up their mind quickly and want to run
things according to schedules. Those given to Perceiving tend to put off final
decisions, preferring to keep their schedules flexible and their options open.
Idealist not only make these romantic gestures, but they also tend to idealize their
loved one. Idealists often have a powerful though often vague inner-vision of
what their perfect mate should be like — usually it's an Idealist like themselves ...
stages of a romance they tend to project this vision of perfection onto the person
they're with. At this stage, Idealists are likely to be blind to flaws in the other
person, and to believe they've found the true "love of their life." Although Idealists
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