Individual Differences

Psychology of Personality

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Last updated:
14 May 2006

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Recommended Free, Online Personality Test:

Keirsey Temperament Sorter II

  • Free, 70-item test takes about 10-15 minutes
  • Identifies you as having one of 4 main personality types - Artisan, Guardian, Idealist, or Rational and gives you a brief description.
  • You will be invited to purchase more information about your profile -- this would give you information about which of the 16 main personality types best fits your profile.
  • Instead of paying, you can read more about the 4 temperaments and the 16 sub-types.  If you already know your temperament from the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II, you should be able to work out which of the 4 corresponding sub-types best fits you. 
  • The sub-types from the Keirsey Temperament Sorter relate closely to the 16 Jungian personality types which are used in the Myers-Briggs approach.  These pages offer thorough summaries of each of the 16 Jungian / Myers-Briggs personality types:

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