Watch Persona: The Dark Truth Behind Personality Tests Movie Review

Persona: Unmasking the Perilous Myth of Personality Assessments

Documentary  United States of America 

The documentary dives deep into the origins of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test, which was developed by mother-daughter duo Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers in the 1940s. The film reveals how the test has become widely popular in the corporate world, education systems, and even in personal relationships as a tool for self-discovery and understanding.

However, as experts and psychologists weigh in throughout the documentary, it becomes apparent that the MBTI test is not based on scientifically sound principles and lacks empirical evidence. Critics argue that the test is overly simplistic and struggles to accurately capture the complexities of human personality.

As the documentary unfolds, it also delves into the potential dangers of the widespread use of personality tests like the MBTI. It explores how these tests can perpetuate harmful stereotypes, reinforce biases, and even lead to discrimination in the workplace and beyond.

Through interviews with psychologists, researchers, and individuals who have been impacted by the MBTI test, "Persona: The Dark Truth Behind Personality Tests" sheds light on the questionable history and ethical implications of relying on these tests to define and categorize individuals. Ultimately, the film challenges viewers to reconsider the validity and impact of personality tests in today's society.


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