Myers Briggs Indicator Paper

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Every individual who inhabits the earth is unique because of that act, think and perceive the events around them in different ways. They have some characteristics that distinguish it from others. With the aim of identifying these features have been created different models that focus on the traits of personality. Among the most recognized are: the theory of the five factors, order monitoring, indicator, "Myers Briggs," Locus of control and "holland's six types."The study of the early models begin to approach the turn of the century (XIX). One of the most important indicator is the "Myers Briggs", which will be breaking down below. Explaining its origin, the philosophical approach of the same through a detailed and careful analysis of the different concepts on which the indicator is based.

Myers Briggs IndicatorThe indicator "Myers Briggs" is a psychometric questionnaire designed to identify the particular features, preferences or inclinations of the individual to process data.

The authors of this inventory of personality were Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers. This indicator originated during the Second World War based on the ideas of Carl Gustav Jung who said that human behavior was not random, he argued that he could be predicted and therefore could be classified.

According to Wikipedia (2008) "C. G. Jung for the first time spoke about typology for the Psychological Congress in Munich in 1913. Katherine Cook Briggs began his research on personality in 1917, developing a scheme based on four types: social thinker, executive and spontaneous. In 1923 he published the English version of the works of Jung Psychological Types (its first edition in German dates from 1921). The first publications of Katherine Briggs are two articles describing the theory of Jung, in the New Republic magazine in 1926 (Meet yourself using the box personality) and...