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    A discussion of how personality assessments and personality theories correspond is provided. In other words, identify which theories relate to which assessments.

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    Let's consider several personality assessments for you to consider, and the theory behind the assessment.

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    1. A discussion of how personality assessments and personality theories correspond. In other words, identify which theories relate to which assessments.

    Each personality assessment measures variables implied in a theory of personality.

    ? For example, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire that measures psychological preferences in how individuals perceive the world and make decisions (Myers & Myers, 1980, 1995) These personality- based preferences (Introversion vs. introversion, etc.) 54 were based on Carl Jung's typological theories, as seen in his book Psychological Types (Jung, 1971)

    ? Some personality assessment devices are based on trait theory of personality, such as the Thematic Apperception Test (based on Murray's trait ...

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    Personality assessment and theories are discussed with research cited to validate.

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