Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Dec 15, 2010 - Psychology - 256 pages
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Every year over 2.5 million people take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator(R) assessment, the most widely-used personality measure in history. Gifts Differing describes the ground-breaking insights embodied in the MBTI(R) inventory and explains its many practical applications. Distinguishing four categories of personality preferences--Extraversion-Introversion, Sensing-Intuition, Thinking-Feeling, and Judging-Perceiving--this book details how different combinations of these qualities determine the way we perceive the world and how we respond to and interact with it. Type tables show how type preferences correlate with occupational interests, and clear descriptions of the sixteen types illustrate how the different functions interact.
 

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Insightful look into the different personality types and a great point of reference for anyone interested in learnig about the MBTI. Read full review

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Contents

Extensions of Jungs Theory
17
Effects of the Preferences on Personality
25
Effect of the EI Preference
53
Effect of the TF Preference
65
Extraverted and Introverted Forms
77
Descriptions of the Sixteen Types
83
Practical Implications of Type
113
Type and Marriage
123
Type and the Task of Growing Up
167
Good Type Development
173
Obstacles to Type Development
181
Motivation for Type Development in Children
185
Going On From Wherever You Are
191
Endnotes
203
References
205
About Isabel Briggs Myers
207

Type and Early Learning
131
Learning Styles
139
Type and Occupation
149
Dynamics of Type Development
165
FullSize Type Table
213
Index
215
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