Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn't

1/2/2018 - Associate Professor of Psychology Simine Vazire at FiveThirtyEight.

I get to spend 2018 immersed in a new series of personality tests — ones that are actually evidence-based and scientifically sound. That’s because, while most of the personality tests shared around the internet are, indeed, bogus procrastination devices, there is a science to personality, and it’s something that researchers really can put into a quantified, testable format, said Simine Vazire, a psychology professor at the University of California, Davis.

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