Lily Ives Gossamer (?cm ?kg)
I remember things by the number of letters they have. My favorite books are dictionaries. I avoid the sun altogether. I love maritime vocabulary, calligraphy, and dancing. I hate fountain pens and haircare. My head hurts.
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A new long-form cognitive function test (256 questions) with domains is available in العربية, English, Español, Français, Italiano, 한국어, 中文. Click here to check it out.

This is not a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test. That refers to a trademarked test that this test has nothing to do with, as these questions are my own and calculate type differently. I label what was formerly indicated as such with "Myers letters" to avoid confusion. This test has 96 questions.

Your results will be calculated into a table using four different methods:
The Grant/Brownsword model - though untrue to Grant's definitions for the types and their functions in From Image to Likeness: A Jungian Path in the Gospel Journey and those of Brownsword's in It Takes All Types! and Psychological Type: An Introduction, this test tries to reconcile the type development stack first proposed by Grant with the more Myers-centric (as opposed to Jung-centric) definitions for the functions used by the typology community today.

The axis-based model - this algorithm uses preferences for function axes to arrive at a type, a practice commonly used by magicians and typologists today.

The Myers model - this algorithm stays as true as possible to how Isabel Myers had envisioned function orientations in her types, especially emphasizing the importance of the extraverted functions in determining type. (I may later expand on this in the FAQ.)
The Myers letters - this test also attempts to calculate your '16 personalities' type through a careful examination of each question and how it would correlation with each of the eight preferences; though roundabout and based only on theoretical correlations, it is reasonable to assume that this result will be more accurate than the previously mentioned algorithms in determining your Myers letter type.

You can select five options per question, where the rightmost choice corresponds to "agree" and the leftmost choice corresponds to "disagree." The three options in the middle correspond to only moderate preferences for each side, the middle option being specifically for "no preference for either side." To aid you in remembering this, "agree" and "disagree" have been labeled on their corresponding columns.

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You greatly value social harmony and often go out of your way to maintain it.


Generally, you would prefer a solution be thorough before putting it into action (at the cost of time).


You are drawn toward the abstract and often obsess over meanings.


You can easily think of something random to say.


You see the big picture in a sea of details.


You absorb information from the outside world without additional processing.


You consider yourself a practical and realistic person, free from imagination.


You may be viewed as whiny and/or depressive.


You sometimes fail to adapt to new data because it is not consistent with your personal understanding of an idea.


You have trouble communicating with those who do not think like you.


You become upset when your care for others goes unappreciated.


You often arrive at conclusions that seem to come out of nowhere; you relate to “realizing” answers.


You may be described as ditzy or scatterbrained.


You stay true to yourself.


You may be viewed as selfish or self-centered.


You streamline existing systems for the sake of efficiency and productivity.


You feel as though you are one of the only truly nice people left in this world.


You may be viewed as “fake” or “manipulative” to others.


You believe that arriving at a truth is more important than winning an argument.


You find yourself agreeing with those who claim that the ends justify the means.


You have trouble communicating your ideas with people.


You rely on external sources to support your argument.


You relate present experiences back to past experiences.


You work through problems by yourself and detach yourself from other people to arrive at a conclusion.


You are attracted to symbolism, mysticism and the unknown.


You generally work through problems with others and involve yourself with other people to arrive at a conclusion.


You frequently have hunches or insights about the future that turn out to be correct.


You start many different projects, but you finish few.


You rely only on past experiences to guide yourself through the present.


You are described as “stuck in your ways.”


You explore things in depth for purely for the sake of exploring them in depth.


You trust hard facts and data more than anything else.


You often use metaphors to communicate new ideas.


You modify internal logical frameworks to account for new data, and you sometimes find yourself re-evaluating them when new data is incompatible with it.


You would question anything.


You tend to express sympathy only after you empathize with someone.


You always try to communicate tactfully with people.


You are an excellent problem solver and have an incredible ability to analyze things in depth.


You are drawn to the new, novel, and original.


You are a brainstormer: you offer a multitude of different ideas in a given situation.


You may be viewed as “meddling” or “controlling” to others.


You place a great amount of trust in the mysterious and unconscious world.


You cannot help but get hung up on small details.


You have a strict internal moral code that comes from within regardless of any external standards.


You come up with internal logical frameworks, theories, and systems to describe the world around you.


You prefer living in your dreams to living in the real world.


You follow a consistent routine.


You become stubborn and resolute in the face of opposition when it comes to your personal beliefs.


You would do whatever it takes to win a debate.


You are a risk-taker.


Fake people bother you.


You often feel awkward and aimless during leisure time.


You have an uncanny ability of recognizing others’ needs.


You are able to manipulate conversations by reading others’ body language.


You are unnerved by uncertainty and the unknown.


You easily recognize internal bodily sensations and act to suit your body’s needs.


You “just know” things without being able to consciously put them into words.


You are skilled at recognizing whether the details in front of you match what you are used to.


You are often the first to react to a question.


You are extremely objective and “tell it as it is.”


You would rather sugarcoat a problem than upset someone.


You thrive on new and exciting experiences.


You have been consistently logical throughout your life.


You are fiercely individualistic and pride yourself on your uniqueness.


You greatly value tradition and duty.


You may be seen as reckless and unknowingly hurt those around you.


You live in the present, not the past or the future.


You dislike change.


You find it difficult to concentrate on a single subject.


You take on subjects with a burning interest only to drop them once they no longer feel new to you.


You value inclusion and try your best to involve everyone in a group.


You have a tendency to go off-topic in conversation.


You imagine things that aren’t directly connected to the real world.


You consider yourself an organized person and take control of situations before they get out of hand.


You feel as though your insights often go misunderstood.


You often use analogies and similes to communicate new ideas.


You feel a strong sense of unity when communicating with others in a group.


You see so many possibilities that you have trouble committing to a single one.


You see the world as a bundle of possibilities waiting to be explored.


You are blunt and straight-to-the-point in communication.


You place a lot of value on details and past experiences.


You understand a concept by logically recognizing and drawing patterns between different, already known concepts.


You believe your presence is greatly felt in a room.


You like to organize things for pleasure.


You are aware of your surroundings and aren’t likely to miss something right in front of you.


You easily sympathize with others’ struggles.


You are hesitant to strictly conform to social roles.


You exude charisma and are usually viewed as charming by others.


You value truth and logic more than anything else.


You have a strong tendency to see things as either good or bad.


You have an excellent sense of direction and instantly know your way around a new place.


You live in the “here and now.”


You express yourself honestly and authentically.


You constantly set yourself on goals and objectives.


You try to help people to the point where you begin to forget taking care of your own needs.


You have an eye for aesthetics and “enjoy the finer things in life.”

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