Examples Of The Myers-Biggs Personality Type Indicator

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The Myers-Biggs Personality Type Indicator is known as one of the world’s most popular personality type assessments. The Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator is a self-inventory designed to identify a person 's personality type, strengths, and preferences (psycology.about.com). This inventory of personality types is used as tool by those who seek to distinguish and understand their unique personalities, including their strengths, weakness, etc. The results of my Myers-Briggs Type indicator test described me as an ISFJ. An ISFJ stands for Introvert, Sensing, Feeling, and Judging. As someone who is an introvert, I am most comfortable in low-key environments, unlike extraverts who enjoy highly stimulated crowds and interactions. ISFJ’s are…show more content…
After taking this assessment, I scored highest under Naturalistic, Intrapersonal, and Interpersonal, with all three being well over 60 percent. As much as I enjoy being one with Nature and our natural environment, I do not see myself as a Naturalistic learner. After reading the descriptions for Intrapersonal and Interpersonal, I would agree with both of these learning styles. Interpersonal is described as being about social interaction and understanding peoples’ motives, emotions, perspectives, and moods (edutopia.org). Intrapersonal intelligence is said to be the road to achievement, learning, and personal satisfaction (edutopia.org). Intrapersonal intelligence is about being in-tuned with your personal needs, desires, and emotions. Someone with intrapersonal intelligence usually sets goals, has great self-management skills and is aware of their strengths and…show more content…
I am someone who is introverted which explains why I scored so high under the intrapersonal learning style. Being an intrapersonal learner is described as someone who studies alone, sets goals, self-manages, and self-reflects. I also scored very high under Interpersonal learning style which is a learning style that involves social interaction and understanding people and their motives, emotions, perspectives, and moods. Although this would not fit in with my introverted self, I am a very observant person; I seek to understand people and their views and feelings which fits with the Feelings aspect in my ISFJ personality. Some of my identifiable strengths as a learner would be my time management, and planning. I am very organized and I plan in advance what needs to be completed day to day. Also, my keen interest in others’ perspectives is a strength that allows me to keep an open mind and respect different point of views. A weakness of mine as a learner is how easily distracted I can become. If I am not entirely invested in an assignment my mind wanders and I slowly begin to lose interest, this is why it is imperative that I place myself in an environment that has limited
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