Fagner Brack
Jul 18, 2016 · 1 min read

I am no psychologist, so I can't argue against that claim. Can you please share a resource explaining why the MBTI and their personalities definition does not have enough trust to be considered a serious test?

Thank you very much for your comment!

Edit on July 22, 2016

I have received some feedback on reddit about this similar matter too and I am posting here because it might be useful for future readers:

This article doesn’t bases its conclusions on Myers-Briggs, though, it just mentions the characteristics of the Angry Programmer and wonders about the likelihood of being related with some of MBTI stated personality types. If their conclusion is correct or not is irrelevant, this is just a thought experiment. This article never claimed to be scientific.

I have added the following paragraph:

There are arguments that question the validity of this specific test, which is something that should be expected. Trying to generalize the complexity of the human behavior in a small set of personalities is not an easy task and definitely, requires greater scrutiny before being considered part of reality. In this case, though, we are not considering MBTI as an absolute truth, but just as a small set of described personalities and how they might relate to the characteristics of The Angry Programmer.

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