Pearman or MBTI? The world has two rich and valid Type assessments--the MBTI and the Pearman Personality Integrator. But which tool is the better choice? First, a little history. In 1921, Carl Jung published Psychological Types, a sweeping theory of human cognitive functioning and development.
Type's Building Blocks At the heart of Jung’s theory of Psychological Type are the four mental functions and the assertion that we are constantly toggling back and forth between these four essential mental processes: Sensing, iNtuition, Thinking, and Feeling. Jung’s full theory implies more
Does or can Type change? Jung said that for a plant to unfold its nature to the full, it must first grow in the soil in which it is planted. By this, Jung was talking about the power of our environments and cultures to shape and affect our development, but within this Jungian thought is the idea
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As a loyal and active MBTI trainer and thought leader for over twenty years, I was intrigued but skeptical about the Pearman—Type’s newest assessment tool, originally published by MHS in late 2015 and recently revised. Long a fan of both MHS (the Pearman’s publisher) and Roger Pearman himself (one