PERSONALITY TESTS AND QUIZZES

Alcohol Addiction Test - Are you a heavy drinker or are you an alcoholic?

Myers-Briggs Jung Type Test
Humanmetrics : similar to Jung - Myers-Briggs Typology Test

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What Job Would You Have Had in Medieval Times?
Discover "Kingdomality" what your Profession would have been in Medieval Times!

The Birth Test - What can you find out from your birthdate number? Are you a Peacemaker, Conservative, Non-conformist, Romantic, Intellectual, Performer, Big Shot?

AdultFriendFinder.com Personality Test
A Personality test that asks for your romantic preference at the end! 25 Questions multiple choice test that will uncover your personality type and improve your love life! What love type are you?

All About You
Guide to your Personality This test measures what many psychologists consider to be the fundamental dimensions of personality. Comprehensive 30 min.

Understand Yourself Personality Test
This questionnaire has been developed by psychologists to provide a comprehensive description of personality.


Free Personality Test - 41 Questions. 1 Personality
Get to know your personality type in 41 Questions, based on Myers-Briggs / Jung typology.

Dumb Luck Personality Test
Discover Your Doodle Dumb Luck Personality Pigeonhole!

Expert Rating Personality Test
Authentic personality test assesses your personality based upon the universally
accepted methodology of measuring five personality traits!


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About Personality Tests

A personality test aims to describe aspects of a person's character that remain stable throughout a person's lifetime. A model of personality were first posited by Greek philosopher/physician Hippocrates. The 20th century heralded a new interest in defining and identifying separate personality types, in close correlation with the emergence of the field of psychology. As such, several distinct tests emerged; some attempt to identify specific characteristics, while others attempt to identify personality as a whole.

Hippocrates recorded the first known personality model, postulating that one's persona is based upon four separate temperaments. Another Greek physician, Galen, extended Hippocrates' theory by applying a body fluid to each temperament: blood, mucus, black bile and yellow bile, respectively. The fluid which was dominant was said to be the person's "humor".

The four humors theory was to become a prevalent medical theory for over a millennium after Galen's death. The theory experienced widespread popularity throughout the Middle Ages and was eventually termed humorism (also humoralism). Humoral practitioners actively used the theory to explain many illnesses of the time. Use of various remedies became commonplace, especially when a person was considered to have too much of a particular fluid. For example, blood letting from veins was performed when certain conditions were reported.

By the 18th century, medicine was advancing rapidly. The discoveries of the functions of the circulatory, respiratory and digestive systems served to discount the four humors theory as a realistic practice of medicine. However, it remained important in terms of designating personality. Swiss physiognomist Johann Kaspar Lavater used the four humors to advance four specific persona types as dictated by their respective facial structures, expressions and colorations. Lavater also assigned certain characteristics, such as jollity, generosity and kindness to some types, while brooding, introspection and contemplation were assigned to others. He referred to the four temperaments as the sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic, preserving the etymology of these terms having their origins in antiquity.

 

 

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