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Benefits in personal diagnostic testing

The value in personal diagnostic exercises and activities is usually not that you may experience a major epiphany (you likely will not), but often simply in articulating something about yourself, your goals or desires, etc., that on later reflection you realise you knew at some level all along. Such exercises can help make something stand out in clear relief against the potentially complex and messy background of your life. Indirect benefits of...(continued)

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What about personality testing?

History of tests

The modern history of personal intelligence tests dates back to statistician Francis Galton's now often ridiculed efforts in the 1880s. In the late 1880s and early 1900s, psychologists, Alfred Binet and Thodore Simon developed more convincing IQ testing methods . During World War One, the United States Army became the first large scale user of workplace testing.

While questions remain about the effectiveness and applicability of all such tests, test types have proliferated,...(continued)

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