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Old 02/06/2010, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by k0rps3y View Post
Big 5 is certainly not new and it's primarily meant to find whether you're well adjusted or not, not fit you into a typology. It's also given far greater credence within the clinical psychology world than MBTI or socionics, both of which are often regarded by professionals in that field as parlor games and pseudoscience.
IIRC, this has something to do with the fact that Big 5 comes from empirical testing. It's not a pigeon-hole typing system; it just tells you your behavior relative to others who have taken the test.
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