Debunking 7 Myths Linked To Personality Profiling

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The term “personality profiling” may be unfamiliar to a few, yet you may have done it at least once before. Remember the written or verbal assessment your company conducted before hiring you? What about the online tests that promise to tell you what type of an individual you are? Yep, such methods are meant to assess the kind of personality you have.

“They can also be used to determine if a person would be a good manager or how well they may work with a team,” Michelle F. Eabon, Ph.D. and Dan Abrahamson, Ph.D. wrote. They explain that, “Together, testing and assessment allows a psychologist to see the full picture of a person’s strengths and limitations.”

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Explaining Personality Through Face Profile

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Even without science, people have a predisposed way of judging someone by looking at their facial features. “We form snap-judgments of people in our heads to unconsciously make decisions on how we’d like to proceed with said person,” said clinical psychologist Dr. Perpetua Neo.

If you have a wide forehead, for instance, you must be smart. If you have high cheekbones, they say you’re aristocratic. And in case your eyes are large, you don’t have the most likable attitude.

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