Gifts Differing: Understanding Personality Type

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Dec 15, 2010 - Psychology - 256 pages
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With over twenty-five years in print and more than two hundred and fifty thousand copies sold, Gifts Differing has helped to define our understanding of personality. Written by the creators of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, this book explains the essential personality types and their practical significance in your daily life; in school, at a job, in a career, or in your personal relationships.


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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

A rather deeper than average book on the Myers-Briggs personality type system. The book looks at how and why we develop, with insights into characteristics, inherent preferences, and observed ... Read full review

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User Review  - PastorBob - LibraryThing

While ironically not as strong as Kiersey's "Please Understand Me II", this basic introduction to the MBTI by the original Isabel Briggs Myers and her son Peter is nevertheless a useful book to have ... Read full review


Extensions of Jungs Theory
Effects of the Preferences on Personality
Effect of the EI Preference
Effect of the TF Preference
Extraverted and Introverted Forms
Descriptions of the Sixteen Types
Practical Implications of Type
Type and Marriage
Type and Early Learning
Learning Styles
Type and Occupation

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The late Isabel Briggs Myers devoted her life to the observation, study, and measurement of personality. With her mother, Katharine Briggs, she authored the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory. Peter B. Myers, Ph.D., continues research work on the development and application of personality type. Former staff director of the National Academy of Science, he is currently extending the use of the MBTI instrument worldwide.

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