Personality type defined, the benefits of learning type, insights that can be gained, reasons for using the official MBTI® instrument, and how the Myers-Briggs® system works for people.
Why type awareness is important in recognizing that all types are valuable.
Where and how to take the official Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment. Sources and suggestions for finding and hiring MBTI certified professionals.
Learn the framework of the Myers-Briggs® system, definitions of the preference pairs (E-I, S-N, T-F, J-P), explore an interactive type table of all 16 personality types, and explore important key points about the MBTI® assessment.
The term preferences defined and in-depth descriptions of the preference pairs Extraversion-Introversion, Sensing-Intuition, Thinking-Feeling, Judging-Perceiving.
Descriptions of the 16 MBTI® personality types.
Find tips for understanding your results and learn how to talk about type with other people.
The MBTI® framework consists of three unique instruments. Learn about the features of the MBTI Step I™, MBTI Step II™, and MBTI Step III™ instruments.
What makes the MBTI® assessment unique from many other personality surveys is the ethical requirement of the interpretive feedback session to verify a best-fit type. The value of a verification process is explained in detail.
People often ask to take the MBTI® test. Learn the reasons why the MBTI is an assessment, instrument, tool, or inventory, but not a test, and why that matters.
Myers & Briggs Foundation is committed to upholding ethical standards that protect the client's rights and the integrity of the MBTI® assessment. Learn what people need to know when taking the official MBTI instrument.
Personality type is more complex and far richer than most people know. Type dynamics as revealed through the four-letter MBTI® type code is unique to the Myers-Briggs® system and is the key to understanding type. Learn about process pairs and an overview of how type dynamics works.
Find the order of type dynamics (Dominant, Auxiliary, Tertiary, Inferior processes) for your personality type with an interactive type table. In-depth descriptions of each process as experienced at your best and when under stress are provided.
The Myers-Briggs® model is developmental. Discover the pathway for type development over the lifespan.
The role of the MBTI® assessment for helping you choose a career and manage career changes at every life stage. Learn why it is important to have all personality types in all careers.
Understanding the results of the MBTI® assessment can help you better recognize various stages of personal growth and type development. Learn how type supports self-growth.
Knowing your MBTI® type and that of others in your life can help you appreciate and understand differences in relationships with friends, partners, children, and co-workers.
Type awareness helps families and young people understand, appreciate, and make constructive use of personality differences.
Learn how MBTI® type affects the way you learn best and how you approach teaching others. Information about type use with young people is provided for parents, teachers, and school counselors.
Personality type knowledge can help you manage your own work and how you work with others. Teams are more effective when they understand personality differences. Learn how organizations benefit from type awareness.
Certified MBTI® Professionals are guided by ethical practice. Information on permissions, trademarks, and translations of the MBTI instrument.
Information on how, where, and why to become certified to use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instruments.
Get information on MBTI® Certified Professionals who take their education and practice to a level of mastery. Find a Master Practitioner.
The Research Department at Myers & Briggs Foundation supports research on the MBTI® instruments and our Jungian assessments and publishes the Journal of Psychological Type® Research Digest.
Why is scientific validity of a personality assessment important? Information on reliability and validity of the MBTI® instruments.
Journal of Psychological Type® Research Digest has been published annually since 2016. Access all editions here.
Myers & Briggs Foundation library houses the largest collection of type publications in the world. Access more than four decades of the Journal of Psychological Type®, MBTI® research, and Jungian topics in our online repository MILO.
The mission, vision, and purpose of Myers & Briggs Foundation
The history of the Myers-Briggs® system and Myers & Briggs Foundation from C. G. Jung to Isabel Briggs Myers, Mary McCaulley, and Center for Applications of Psychological Type.
The range of services, activities, and priorities of Myers & Briggs Foundation in training, research, and our assessments.