Personal Assessment Of Personality Assessment

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Personal Description of the Assessment & Assessment Experience When I was asked to take the Jungian/Myers-Briggs Personality Type assessment I was skeptical of what it would show. My thoughts went to “how could a test explain my personality and who I am?” I tried to keep an open mind while I was answering the questions to the best of my ability. However, the results of this assessment impressed me. I feel that it was able to adequately describe three out of the four things that it was testing. My Results & My Cultural Influence A lot of what this test showed I would have to agree with, according to this assessment I am ISFP, which is Introvert, Sensing, Feeling and Perceiving. ISFPs tend to be quiet and reserved, and difficult to get…show more content…
The first thing that this test shows is whether a person is an extrovert or an introvert. An extrovert’s source and direction of energy is mainly in the external world, while an introvert focuses mainly on their own internal world. According to this assessment I am considered an introvert, however I know that I am not an introvert, I am very loud and boisterous. I am a type of person that holds nothing in whether good or bad. I am outgoing and friendly. So, this part of the assessment I cannot agree with. I think that my family culture plays a great deal into this personality trait. In my home, my father was always outgoing and loud, I would classify him as an extreme extrovert. I spent a lot of time with my father growing up, and because of my time with him I learned to be loud and outgoing as well. I was taught to be myself, no matter what. I was taught that everything and everyone has beauty and that I should always strive to find that…show more content…
I would put these three things under the culturally biased because in most cases especially from the town that I am from, these would be solely girl or boy attributes. What I mean by this, a man would choose puts stuff where ever, uncomfortable with emotions and follows the head. Most men are taught at a very young age that you should not do anything that could show a sign of weakness. And these things could be construed to be feminine. Woman are raised to be a homemaker and mother so therefore most would choose to keep a clean room. According to some cultures woman are a weaker softer sex therefore they would value emotions and woman would be taught that they should always follow their heart, instead of following their head. Men are the ones that must do the thinking, while woman are to do the feelings and everything that goes with
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