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Aren't MBTI and Big 5 connected? [duplicate]

I have seen repeated suggestions that the Big 5 model is the preferred model of personality in psychology, and Myers-Briggs is used in pop psychology and industry and not presently taken that ...
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What is the difference in meaning between introversion and at least some of the autism spectrum

"Introversion" as I've encountered it is at one end of a polarity in both Jungian preferences and the Big 5. It is at least in theory not seen as intrinsically pathological by psychologists, though it ...
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Psychological name of underground communication in dialogue based on respect and scientific references

I am familiar with some of Jung theories like collective unconscious, shadows, synchronicity and some theories of freud like the inner child and become more sencetive about my around connections and ...
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Synchronicity relation with triangle of Conflict

I liked to know more about scientific articles and issues, and whether impulses were related to the effects of Synchronicity (Jung theory) through defense systems such as somatization and ...
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The hypothesis of a kind of life for archetypes of particular patterns in human societies

Can concepts such as the archetype (ancient patterns) in Jung's theory have a life in human societies, and if so, can these concepts become contaminated and diseased? A look at religion introduces ...
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possible relation of catatonic schizophrenia situations with unconscious mind parts based of the point of view of Recent situations [closed]

I have some symptom of schizophrenia maybe some parts of five types of it. So i detected some inner disorder symptom like catatonic schizophrenia, in this situation i searched for the result and ...
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Is Carl Jung synchronicity scientific theory?

Do you know about synchronicity theory (Carl Jung) and what scientific work has been done and is it proven? (what common references) Is it possible that it could be related to the collective ...
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What did Carl Jung mean by “subjectivization of consciousness”?

I am reading "Psychological Types" by Carl Jung and I came across this sentence: But it is a characteristic peculiarity of the introvert, which is as much in keeping with his own inclination as ...
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Basic Question on Jungian Archetypes

I am reading "Psychology by Sandra E. Hockenbury, 7th ed.". The question asked What form might Jungian archetypes take in the brain? takes a deeper look at jungian archetypes but I am not able to ...
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Carl Jung Psychology Analysis Book

I am Computer Engineer, but i feel strong partiality towards Jungian Psychology. I would like to find the Analysis research book on Carl Jung about The Process of Individuation Shadow I seem to ...
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What is the shadow?

Does the shadow in shadow work theorised by Carl Jung refer to things we absolutely do not know about ourselves or just the parts of our personality we keep hidden? If it is hidden in our ...
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Jung's Anima and Neurological Basis in Split-Brain Patients; Left-Persona and Right-Anima

So, having skimmed some studies on split-brain patients, it makes me wonder about the whole "left-brain/right-brain" dichotomy that made its rounds in public perception some time ago. I'm not sure ...
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What are the criticisms of Jung? [duplicate]

Jungian psychology seems to have established itself in our culture (books and films draw on its archetypes etc) and, although I am by no means an expert, it seems analytical psychology is broadly ...
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What role do the ego and group unconsciousness have in Jungian “individuation”?

What role do the ego and group unconsciousness have in Jungian "individuation"? What distinguishes Jungian psychology is the idea that there are two centers of the personality. The ego is the ...
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Jung - Anima and Animus

In the book Man and His Symbols Jung discusses the Anima and Animus extensively. As I understand it they are the two primary anthropomorphic archetypes of the collective unconscious. The Anima is ...
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Myer Brigg type for Ni > Ti > Fi > Se

I'm reading about Myer Briggs personality types and Jung cognitive functions for the first time. Based on my understanding, it seems like each of the 16 MB personality profiles attempt to map to ...
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Is there a reasonable scientific backing for Carl Jung's type theories?

I have read a lot on how most psychologists reject the Myers Briggs Type Indicator for its lack of scientific backing, but I have yet to find much information on the acceptance of Carl Jung's theories,...
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What did Jung's patient find out?

I'm reading Dreams by Carl Jung, and I couldn't understand a specific paragraph. Maybe I'm missing something so obvious that he didn't bother to write. It is the entry numbered 542: What did the ...
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Analysis according to Jung's Psychological Types

Recently I read Jung's Psychological Types out of self-questioning. I would like to analyze myself in such a fashion more "professionally", however I do not profess to be able to do that myself, ...
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Why only 16 Jungian types? Combinatorially it should be 2 * 4! = 48 [closed]

The seeming elegance and symmetry of the table of functions prompted me to use a technical side of my brain to ask a "what if" question about the other possible Jungian functions. I used ...
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What is the basis behind the idea of Dom-Tert loops in Jung Function Theory?

I have come across a theory relating to Jung Function Theory normally addressed as 'Dom-Tert' loops. I will briefly explain: In Jung Function Theory, everyone has 4 of 16 functions. They split into ...
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What is understood about interactions between personality types or traits?

There are several psychological tests based on Jungian typology (e.g., MBTI, Insights & DISC) which extrapolate findings about personality into how those types interact (e.g., interaction styles). ...
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At what point does a complex become pathological?

I've a first question so I apologize if the format is completely awry. I'm reading Meeting the Shadow: The Hidden Power of the Dark Side of Human Nature and I came across this passage by Edward C. ...
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Do the Jungian Cognitive Functions/ Processes really exist?

Background Many of us must have come across personality theories like MBTI which use part of Carl Jung's concepts to make a theoretical system used to divide people into types. For example, MBTI ...
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Is the Myer Briggs Type indicator (MBTI) a reasonable scientific theory?

Background: MBTI stands for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. It's a theory that suggests that people can be divided into 16 types, based on the way they percieve and analyse information (whether they make ...
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What form might Jungian archetypes take in the brain?

Modern psychology and psychiatry are very well grounded in scientific principles. Both, however, have a history in various analytical philosophies. Jung had the notion of an archetype, a universally ...
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What is the current “accepted” science behind dream interpretation?

I'm doing some casual reading about dream interpretation (meaning I'm reading the wikipedia entry) and the article mentions that there are several ways of thinking about dreams from a psychological ...