Myers-Briggs personality types

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What type am I?

  1. NF - Idealist

    54 vote(s)
    31.2%
  2. NT - Rational

    70 vote(s)
    40.5%
  3. SP - Artisan

    5 vote(s)
    2.9%
  4. SJ - Guardian

    44 vote(s)
    25.4%
  1. mystic_b

    mystic_b Senior Member

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    This is just a non-scientific query as to what personality types people wanting to be doctors have. I'm usually a skeptic when it comes to tests for these, but I believe this one has some merit.

    If you don't know what I'm talking about, try a site like this to find out your type.

    http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp

    And here's a description of the four main types.

    http://keirsey.com/matrix.html
     
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  3. KyGrlDr2B

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    I took a Theories of Personality class in undergrad. We took the Myers-Briggs and I was ISTJ--Introverted Sensing Thinking Judging. It fit me perfectly! :eek:
     
  4. Bounty

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    I just took the jung test you gave the link for: I am ESFJ - extroverted, sensing, feeling, judging.
    But i didnt see anything for the types like artisan, etc.
    I would say the ESFJ is pretty accurate. :)
     
  5. mystic_b

    mystic_b Senior Member

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    Hi Bounty,

    The SJ in your ESFJ description indicate that it is a guardian type temperament. If you look at the two letters before the name in the survey categories, you can figure out what's what.

    NF=INFJ, INFP, ENFP,ENFJ=Idealist
    NT=INTJ,INTP, ENTJ, ENTP=Rational
    SJ=ISTJ,ISFJ,ESTJ,ESFJ=Guardian
    SP=ISFP,ISTP,ESTP,ESFP=Artisan
     
  6. CoffeeCat

    CoffeeCat SDN Angel

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    INFJ - me, Oprah, and Gandhi!
     
  7. ESFJ baby! A perfect description.
     
  8. showeeeeeeeee

    showeeeeeeeee Senior Member

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    And me too! maybe it's the coffee thing? :)
     
  9. Wahoo07

    Wahoo07 Senior Member

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    I'm an ISTJ too, apparently. :D
     
  10. confewshz

    confewshz Senior Member

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    INTJ in the hizzouse :)
     
  11. Espion

    Espion is a girl

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    According to much deliberation, I'm supposed to be an ENFP.

    I'll take this quiz and see if its any different...
     
  12. Espion

    Espion is a girl

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    It changed me to INFP. Which is pretty much the same, IMO. A healer and an idealist. yay! :)

    It said I'm strongly intuitive and strongly perceptive (which is gonna jump up and bite me in the rear, because the P's are generally procrastinators).
     
  13. geneman

    geneman The Transgenic Hobo

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    If you guys really want to get a kick out of this test, see exactly what your *not*. ;)

    Being an INTJ, I guess I'm not swave, charming, and entertaining. hehe :oops:
     
  14. Espion

    Espion is a girl

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    heh, mine makes me a dreamin', underachievin', procrastinatin', over-emotional, shy twerp.


    And that's about right. Except, to be fair, I'm not really all that shy. I think the introversion comes from my tendency to hide the emotions that I have. So I *am* overly emotional, I just don't act like it.

    oh well. :p
     
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    burlypie Senior Member

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    OK, so tonight I'm ISTJ. Last time I took this I was an XXXX (split evenly on every trait -- a little scary). the time before I was an ENTP and the time before that an INTP.

    I think it all depends on my mood at the time I take it.
     
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  17. Samoa

    Physician Pharmacist

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    ENTJ--I'm destined to take over the world. BWAHAHAHAHAHA!
     
  18. chopsuey

    chopsuey miss independent

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    ENFJ here....:love: (it's all about the people skills!!)
     
  19. NineSixteen

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    ISTJ here, also. It definately fits me to a T. We had to do this test as a team bonding thing back in college...my coach was a ENFP, explains why we never got along :)
     
  20. CityIvy

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    i've taken this test many times and always get ISTJ. it's a very accurate assessment of my temperament.

    btw: what does "N" stand for again?
     
  21. mystic_b

    mystic_b Senior Member

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    N stands for intuitive, S for sensory.

    Gosh, everyone is a J here. That makes sense though.
     
  22. Kazzar

    Kazzar Psychiatrist

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    So I am a "counselor."

    The problem with these tests is that they are self reported. People have a notion in their minds how they want to act and think and what they actually do. These tests should be prefaced with "answer these questions on what you really do, not what you want to do."

    Fun stuff anyway.
     
  23. 1st Rain Drop

    1st Rain Drop Sugarsnap Pea Snapper

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    I took the test on two separate occasions and got different results. Does that mean I have a split personality??? :eek:
     
  24. CoffeeCat

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    Whoever said that coffee was bad for you?!?
     
  25. jenv1082

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    I took the same test (more extensively) at a leadership conference 3 years ago and got the SAME result as now- ESTJ- Thats so cool!
     
  26. SeeGulz

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    I was an INTP as a freshman psychology major, but probably mutated/evolved into an INFP by juniour year. Now, as a pre-med, I don't know. I wouldn't mind taking it again to see what might have changed.
     
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    Another ENFP here. Great people skills - not so good with deadlines. :)
     
  28. SocialistMD

    SocialistMD Resident Objectivist

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    INTJ (surprise, surprise) Funny how there are already 3 of us out of 21 replies, yet we only make up 1% of the population.
     
  29. castaway

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    Hey--

    I am probably an INFP. According to a list matching MBTI types and specialty, I should go into cardiovascular diseases or psychiatry.

    Espion--that makes at least two "procrastinators and underachievers" in our class. Yay!
     
  30. Espion

    Espion is a girl

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    woo-hoo!!:laugh:
     
  31. ChicagoDude

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    I took this test over two years ago and got the same personality type as I did today, INTP. Same as Socrates, Isaac Newton and Einstein. Not bad company.:clap:
     
  32. Amy

    Amy Animal Lover
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    I'm a "supervisor." These personality tests are alway interesting.
     
  33. Curci

    Curci The Master Chief

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    I'm an INTJ.

    Great topic, mystic_b!
     
  34. JM.

    JM. The Yellow Dart

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    ENTJ

    fieldmarshall

    OK SDNer's !! Get in line!

    Step in time!
     
  35. Moskeeto

    Moskeeto Feminist

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    I too am an ENTJ. For some reason, I find this to be just a smidge off.

    I said smidge, that rox. :D
     
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    whoa this one threw me off....
    I'm an ENTJ. The "fieldmarshall" type. Apparently there are only 2% of us. The description fits my personality well IRL.
     
  37. medicRN669

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    Im an ENFJ, I think it fits pretty well for me.
     
  38. LoneCoyote

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    Make that three INFP's :) Though I have taken this a few times before and also come up as an INTP. The procrastinating, spontaneous thing is SO true for me either way.
     
  39. Cerberus

    Cerberus Heroic Necromancer
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    I am a mastermind..... now bow before the all wise Cerb ;)
     
  40. efex101

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    All tutors had to take this test at my school, ESTJ here.
     
  41. SMW

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    INTJ here. That 1% is growing. I too am loving being a mastermind, Cerberus! :D
     
  42. Indy

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    INTJ as well
     

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