According to Carl Jung's typology all people can be classified
using the following three criteria:
These four criteria are called "dichotomies", since each of them represent a continuum between two opposite poles.The first criterion, Extraversion - Introversion defines the source and direction of energy expression for a person. The extravert has a source and direction of energy expression mainly in the external world while the introvert has a source of energy mainly in the internal world.
The second criterion, Sensing - INtuition defines the method of information perception by a person. Sensing means that a person believes mainly information he or she receives directly from the external world. Intuition means that a person believes mainly information he or she receives from the internal or imaginative world.
The third criterion, Thinking - Feeling defines how the person processes information. Thinking means that a person makes a decision mainly through logic. Feeling means that, as a rule, he or she makes a decision based on emotion.
The fourth criterion, Judging - Perceiving defines how a person implements the information he or she has processed. Judging means that a person organizes all his life events and acts strictly according to his plans. Perceiving means that he or she is inclined to improvise and seek alternatives.
The different combinations of the criteria determine sixteen possible types. Every type can be assigned a name (or formula) according to the first letters of the combination of the four criteria. For example:
Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test™ determines individual's personality type and scores the expressiveness of each of the Jung’s and Briggs Myers’ dichotomies. The scales of dichotomies represent a continuum between two opposite poles, from 100 at one pole to 100 at another pole. I.e. Extravert-Introvert dimension is a continuum from 100 on Extraversion (i.e. a respondent is a 100% extravert) to 100 on Introversion (i.e. a respondent is a 100% introvert). In other words the scale is 200 units long:
Extravert [100% - - - 0% - - - 100%] Introvert
People are never 100% extraverts or introverts. They may reveal features of both poles but typically have a preference of one way over the other. The letter indicates the direction of the preference and the percentage indicates the extent of the preference.
The E-I score of 0% means the respondent is at the borderline between being an extravert and an introvert. Having Extraversion score of greater than 0 - e.g. 20% - means being 20% more slanted toward Extraversion over Introversion. Having Introversion score of greater than 0 - e.g. 20% - means being 20% more slanted toward Introversion over Extraversion.
The same pertains to the S-N, T-F, and J-P dichotomies.By taking the Jung Typology Test, you will discover your type formula along with a quantitative measure of each of the 4 criteria (strengths of the preferences). Once formula and strengths of preferences are obtained, you can:
- Learn about your personality type by reading your type description. This may help you identify your life style in general as well as your style with respect to specific areas such as business, love, education, communications, conflicts
- Get the list of the most suitable career choices based on your personality, along with some educational institutions where you can receive a relevant degree or training - Jung Career Indicator™
- Take the next step and use the formula and strengths of the preferences for the compatibility assessment of couples by taking the Jung Marriage Test™.
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