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  1. Myers Briggs Forum
    Are our types caused by nature or nurture, both, a combination, or something else? Are they things we can change, or that do change over time? I did a search for nature versus nurture, so apologies in advance if this is covered elsewhere or abundantly obvious to everyone, I am new to all this.
  2. Myers Briggs Forum
    I recently followed a link in this article on the site and came across a book that talks about how children of each type grow and change. This is the book: Nurture By Nature In the book, each child's type is broken up into age ranges. One thing I could never figure out was if each category was...
  3. INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Something I've been curious about is the origin of personality, and whether it's a predetermined thing, or if we start as a blank slate and are moulded over time. The tentative conclusion I have come to is that it is probably a combination of both. However, one thing I've found interesting is...
  4. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    My view: Emotions + Emotions = Growth Thinking + Thinking = Progress Emotions + Thinking = Feelings = A huge waste of time Feelings + TV Executives = Reality TV Reality TV + .... well you get the point... If I could dictate my view to the entire population and the result was conveniently...
  5. Myers Briggs Forum
    I believe Nature and Nurture, as they're often called, work together in forming who we are as individuals. I'd venture to guess that most people grow up with parents of a different personality type from their own, so their nurture will have had a much different flavor than their inner nature...
  6. General Psychology
    I'm new to this so I may have asked a stupid question, but I've been wondering about the whole idea of personality types and what makes us the way we are, a real 'nature.vs.nurture' sort of came about because I'm certain my mum would profile the same as me: ESTJ, I'm not too sure on...
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