Doctor Takes Personality Test | Are They Even Accurate?

30.08.2020
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Residents in my Discord have been asking me what my Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator is, and I didn’t know! So I sat down to take a personality test inspired by the MBTI philosophy and was… surprised by my results. There are several scientific problems with these tests which should prevent them from ever being used in making a major life decision. Some companies actually use these things to hire employees and structure their business, and that’s not something I can endorse. That being said, these tests are very fun and can be entertaining to take with friends or even provide you with some introspection if done with a professional. Let me know what personality type you are down in the comments!
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  • Mike works hard but his shirt works harder

    Purple LemonsPurple Lemons3 tuntia sitten
  • You a gossip mean girl 😂

    SumthinaboutDes BSumthinaboutDes BPäivä sitten
  • I've taken the test many many times in my life and I can say every single time I've came up as intj every single time. I'd say its reproducible at least in my case.

    xxlcountryguyxxlcountryguyPäivä sitten
  • Listen to the, "BEEWOOP" at times 2 speed 🤣

    Fern DrawsFern DrawsPäivä sitten
  • Jordan Peterson is very assertive on the scientific merit of the Big 5 personality test. Given you two have conflicting opinion on personality test, who should I trust more?

    Ken WongKen WongPäivä sitten
  • I’m a enfe type

    Olivia PentlandOlivia PentlandPäivä sitten
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    Barry AllenBarry Allen2 päivää sitten
  • The Myers-Briggs test is proven to be somewhat inaccurate, maybe you should do the big five personality test.

    MangoboltMangobolt2 päivää sitten
  • I always get INTJ It's the most accurate for me... It concerns me

    Quiet_ KidQuiet_ Kid2 päivää sitten
  • Ummmm... I'm an INTP and I completely agreed on my results. It clearly represents me and my personality type. When I began to test myself using this personality type indicator, I don't believe it but when I get into it further, I understand myself better. Idk, well, it's just me and I tested myself multiple times in different MBTI sources and it resulted INTP.

    Carl Laurence PorqueriñoCarl Laurence Porqueriño2 päivää sitten
  • Haha 😂

    Mattman20Mattman203 päivää sitten
  • It might surprise you, but I am one of those women who thinks that marriage is an impractical waste of time, money and energy (and so much more). I wouldn't be against it if it was important to my partner, but I have never once in my life dreamt of my perfect wedding dress/ceremony etc. Although I do want a family and children someday.

    Eleonora LydiaEleonora Lydia3 päivää sitten
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    Hanes HowieHanes Howie3 päivää sitten
  • Tv host? you mean guest? host of your youtube channel, sure. Good content

    Zetsuke4Zetsuke43 päivää sitten
  • 👍

    Han HuynhHan Huynh3 päivää sitten
  • He has the absolute best personality....love his energy!

    User NameUser Name3 päivää sitten
  • uuhh I discovered that I am an infj

    Jerry ACJerry AC4 päivää sitten
  • any female istps here ??

    ataraxiaataraxia4 päivää sitten
  • DID BEAR THROW UP YOU NEVER FOLLOWED UP

    Love M3chanicLove M3chanic6 päivää sitten
  • If you wanted to take a more accurate test why not just pay $50 for the personality test from there actual website in full spectrum ...

    Bee BoopsBee Boops6 päivää sitten
  • My perspective on this is that it's a template to your personality type at the moment and no it's not 100% accurate I understand that but it is definitely worth keeping in mind. My personality type never changed and everything they said pretty much sums of my life if you disagree with that hey you don't need to follow the Myer Briggs test at all just go by what you're doing if you're happy but me I'm a lost cause at the moment and I wanted to discover myself a bit more and I felt like I accomplished that...

    Bee BoopsBee Boops6 päivää sitten
  • Lol he's so calm hearing his dog in the background possibly getting sick. I'd have been listening and then running to find my dog and undoubtedly overreacting.

    Lizzy LambardoLizzy Lambardo6 päivää sitten
  • I know what my personality type is without a test: (Borderline + Avoidant) Mixed Personality Disorder w/ Obssessive Compulsive traits. It's so terrible.

    Haise SasakiHaise Sasaki6 päivää sitten
  • "it would be a challenge for you to spend the whole weekend all by yourself without feeling bored" how can you agree to that wtf. Theres internet and sports that fullfils 90% of all doings human can do in freetime if you dont count family. You cant be on weekend alone wihtout beying bored? lel

    Synarus CoachingSynarus Coaching6 päivää sitten
  • DOctOr MiKe's ShIRt Has tHe ScOrpIO sYmBOl oN It!

    Emma TruscottEmma Truscott7 päivää sitten
  • INFLEXIBLE??? NOT I, NEVER!!! - Dr. Mike. Three seconds later: I want to know the person who's like 'unwavering support, ehh', 'a family, ehh', 'marriage, ehh', unwavering support is for everyone, not just consults. - Dr. Mike Hi there, nice to meet you. None of those things naturally appeal to me especially. Also, that sounds rather inflexible.

    A HA H7 päivää sitten
  • 2:34 oMG that dimple killed me!

    Ioana AdinaIoana Adina8 päivää sitten
  • I just luv him so much.

    Ajtechy369's Tech ChannelAjtechy369's Tech Channel8 päivää sitten
  • People with BPD can’t help but to live their emotions. CBT works but isn’t natural for them it’s what they need “help with”

    Caitie PieCaitie Pie9 päivää sitten
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    Javier ChavezJavier Chavez9 päivää sitten
  • Ok first of all, chill... second of all this tests are not gonna define you, they are a tool to understand some traits you might have also all of those are workable and can/will change with time depending on the work you do on yourself... also being introverted doesn’t means you are not a good leader it just means that introverted people get their energy by spending time on their own and extroverted get it from being around people... so, hun I now you are the doctor... but chill...

    Mari BajañaMari Bajaña10 päivää sitten
  • I LOVE your "try not to laugh" video & would love to see more of those! "Reacting to medical aspects", wether memes or tv is awesome too!😊

    Mary Beth MartinMary Beth Martin10 päivää sitten
  • Did he just say he is 24!!!

    Shabnam VermaShabnam Verma10 päivää sitten
  • Watching your video with my mom and she keeps laughing about your results. I had to show her who Dr. Mike was, since I subscribed and talk about some of your videos I've watched. She likes your vibe as well. Lol

    A T-DA T-D10 päivää sitten
  • Hi Dr Mike. That is why psychologists and other certified professionals should set up batteries and interpret them. They can be useful, with collateral information, in the right hands and can actually help people if done well. I think pointing out the challenges is awesome and important. But also being mindful that people may interpret what you said as they should not get help if they are struggling with career decisions etc because some psychologists and other certified professionals may use some of these assessments and do an amazing job.

    Schvaughn LesageSchvaughn Lesage11 päivää sitten
  • Oh okay he's one of those rare people who get close to a 50/50 that's why it's inaccurate! And by the way this is not your iPad's fault. And I think he's more of an ESTP still.

    Alice Ling26Alice Ling2612 päivää sitten
  • So... I've watched the first 5 minutes and is he an ESTP? The T and P I'm not that certain about because I've taken the test and what determines those are later on in the test.

    Alice Ling26Alice Ling2612 päivää sitten
  • According to Frank James's analysis Dr. Mike is an INFJ. 🤷🏻‍♀️ He made a video of type correcting him...

    ZoE ZOeZoE ZOe12 päivää sitten
  • It's 16 personalities site right!!!??.

    Vivanshi GuptaVivanshi Gupta12 päivää sitten
  • I'm glad I am not the only one who replays old conversations in my head.

    Jessica PatachJessica Patach14 päivää sitten
  • When he said Scorpio I immediately looked up his birthday I'm a Scorpio and I'm one day apart from he's birthday. My birthday is November 13 ahhhhhhhhhh 😂🤣🤣😂 but I am 12 soooo lol but you have made me think of doctors and nurses etc completely different way. My sister wants to be a EMT when she's in college. And now I kinda want to be a doctor now or something like that but what I want to say is thank you so much ❤️❤️❤️

    K MarieK Marie14 päivää sitten
  • I guess I’m a consul🤪✌🏽

    Jonathan PerezJonathan Perez14 päivää sitten
  • I know that these are super inaccurate, but I got INFJ-T and its honestly scary accurate to me lol

    Emily TaborEmily Tabor14 päivää sitten
  • Mike, it doesn't fit you coz you are most probably ENFJ. You had 50/5 N and S. And that is a huge difference in the way you think and process. Check that out Ans see if that's more about you. :)

    Mary DwynMary Dwyn15 päivää sitten
  • chaotic good

    MICAH BEESONMICAH BEESON15 päivää sitten
  • Bruh doctor mikes definition of weird is crazy

    victor korotkikhvictor korotkikh15 päivää sitten
  • doctor with 24?? didnt you say , you went 10 years of medical studies?? o.O I know there are some loonies like Kim Ung-yong (from south korea, so not kim jong-un) who became doctor (not medicine tough) with 14 years or so and professor with 24. but you didnt finish school with 14 year old, did you? o.O

    huuwheehuuwhee15 päivää sitten
  • I’ve done the test and come up both INFJ and INFP so 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️

    Deanna ChristineDeanna Christine15 päivää sitten
  • Well, someone had a glow up since high school lol love ya Mike, you're awesome

    Benjamin FalconeBenjamin Falcone15 päivää sitten
  • Dr Mike: I’m weird :/ Me: no ur not ur famous 😌✋

    Short StuffShort Stuff15 päivää sitten
  • Hi Mike you might have felt better about ENFJ. The 2nd dimension is 51%, its almost like your "S" is actually an "N". All other letters seems pretty balanced, it shows to me (psychologist) that your personality is quiet flexible and is comfortable using different kind of behavioural dinamics to adapt to or overcome certain situations. And as far as I have observed cases of this test, it is absolutely not surprising to have different result in different life stages: people get different results when they are in a life crisis, or coming from work with that work mind set, or in a friendly cirlce being their comfy persona. What I believe is usefull is to see how the personality is morphing through life, like a kaleidoscope: it might show a different picture with every move, but it should be observed as a whole, including the dinamics of change, as an important part of it.

    Csenge ÖlvediCsenge Ölvedi16 päivää sitten
  • "I dont gossip" said the guy talking about funny happenings and commenting memes :D

    VaylynnVaylynn16 päivää sitten
  • Personally I am an INTJ

    DancingNerdyReadingFatMadScientestChick 2DancingNerdyReadingFatMadScientestChick 216 päivää sitten
  • Former President Obama was an introvert.

    Environmental NewsEnvironmental News17 päivää sitten
  • i got 100% introverted i feel proud..

    joan alicia arendayenjoan alicia arendayen18 päivää sitten
  • “I'm sensitive, but not in front of others.” Does anyone call me? Bruh I'm super super super sensitive but swallow my tears back AlWAYS in front of people 😔

    Khadija AliKhadija Ali18 päivää sitten
  • See, this test was so accurate for me and my family that it's actually kinda creepy

    Jovi StollJovi Stoll18 päivää sitten
  • My problem with personality tests: I could be all the personalities depending on how I interpreted the question; and I change my mind all the time

    marian andanjemarian andanje18 päivää sitten
  • He do be gossiping

    cadegglocadegglo18 päivää sitten
  • Me INTJ🙃

    Nayab QureshiNayab Qureshi18 päivää sitten
  • Scorpio gang!

    Donaldee TrumpetDonaldee Trumpet18 päivää sitten
  • I was 99% introverted

    SakoraisaSakoraisa19 päivää sitten
  • I'm a INFP Type 9 wing 1. So basicly either a door mat or a pushover. GREAT!

    SakoraisaSakoraisa19 päivää sitten
  • oooh, I looove this reaction to the results 😂

    Trubka Mimi MiraTrubka Mimi Mira19 päivää sitten
  • "A period of not so productive time" sorry my dude, but do you mean charting? Because that's still work, it just doesn't feel like it LOL

    Eve RinsletEve Rinslet19 päivää sitten
  • These tests aren’t your personality, but how your brain is wired, or how it works. That is wrong. It think that you are an ESTP or ENTP.

    Skye MaloneSkye Malone19 päivää sitten
  • The reason your results were off so much is because your type consul personality is very in the middle. So, only some things will apply. Those results are mostly true for people who are around 90% on all the spectrums. Secondly, you may not related to the weaknesses of your type because of what I previously mentioned, and because you are likely a healthier version of your type. After all, your job likely makes you more flexible and innovative, which explains why your expected weaknesses are not present. Lastly, since this is a common personality type there is probably a lot more variability among people who are consuls. Also, some of those descriptions had truth to them. You may not have been a popular quarterback in high school, but you are popular in adulthood. So, the test was definitely right about you being a popular person.

    Long ManLong Man19 päivää sitten
  • Weird, cuz when I took this test it was very accurate to me. Strange 👀

    Shanya MurrayShanya Murray20 päivää sitten
  • When Mike Was Doing “The Jabs Of Joy” Did Anyone Get Those Words I Didn’t Get A Singe One

    Raider CraftRaider Craft20 päivää sitten
  • Scorpio fam✨🥺❤️

    Gucci . OGucci . O22 päivää sitten
  • I took the test, the introduction was actually pretty accurate, but everything else just wasn’t

    Icecream CatIcecream Cat22 päivää sitten
  • How about the recent OCEAN Type test doc? I think it's more accurate but go on with the ones having facets for better results!

    Yurisha A.Yurisha A.22 päivää sitten
  • Somewhat I saw what it was saying in the test. From a random passing person point of view.

    Chayanika SonowalChayanika Sonowal22 päivää sitten
  • When i first did this test a while ago, the result was the opposite of me, it said i was popular, easy going and that i was outgoing and i could walk up to someone easily and talk to them instantly, and that i was a party person and likedbeing around lots of people. The second time i did it around a month later it was accurate and labelled me as an introvert who liked beibg in small groups and helping people.

    ThewindpowerThewindpower22 päivää sitten
  • He might be enfj but idk

    I'm a PomegranateI'm a Pomegranate23 päivää sitten
  • Well I know how inaccurate the MBTI is but I redid it over the last 1.5 about 3 times and always got the same results - INTP-T. I consider the MBTI as a modern Horoscope. It's slightly more accurate and specific but still not an adequate source of life changing info.

    Simon PowerSimon Power24 päivää sitten
  • yea its more likely ENFJ if its not over 60% you must put too vague or too contradicting answers.

    scasnyscasny24 päivää sitten
  • I come out as a ISTJ every time.

    SER NOLDSER NOLD26 päivää sitten
  • This was an irresponsible reaction video, to completely dismiss all personality traits as if they're like astrological signs or something. You need to do a combo video with a psychologist who could explain the results to you, come on Dr Mike! These are helpful for people to make adjustments when their personality type is affecting how they deal with situations in life. And so helpful to know how your partner takes in info, processes it, comes to decisions and implements those decisions, etc (edited for 2 typos)

    Natalie WolfNatalie Wolf27 päivää sitten
  • U like philosophy but then never think about the meaning of life and stuff wtf...

    thumbs up :Dthumbs up :D27 päivää sitten
  • These tests are fun to take but not as fun as watching Dr. Mike's reaction to the results 🤣

    Stefania SpadaforaStefania Spadafora27 päivää sitten
  • Inflexible:THE DUDE IS A FRIGGIN DOCTOR WORKING LIKE 20 HOURS A DAY AND STILL HANDLING A FIstream CHANNEL!!!!

    Maggie FluffyMaggie Fluffy28 päivää sitten
  • INTJ-T

    Ajay ChakrabortyAjay Chakraborty28 päivää sitten
  • Is he Polish? Varshavski sounds extremely Polish

    Nam VibesNam Vibes28 päivää sitten
    • Russian.

      • mororita •• mororita •23 päivää sitten
  • The way he expresses his results makes me laugh. The weird thing is that I took the same test a week ago, and mine was actually pretty accurate.

    Dora Stephania CampoverdeDora Stephania Campoverde29 päivää sitten
  • As an organizational psychology MSc student, seeing a new Dr. Mike video about personality tests and finding out that he is using an online MBTI test........ Much scientific disappointment.

    ingridbjaingridbja29 päivää sitten
  • Dr Mike: “Mike great administrative skills. Zero people have said that!” Me: 😂😂😂

    Martha EacretMartha EacretUukausi sitten
  • Hmmm. This test sounds like one of the Drs I see.. Hasn't listen to a thing I've said. I don't like them kinda Drs that group me into a group with everyone else. I am unique as is everyone.

    Carolyn M.Carolyn M.Uukausi sitten
  • While I've always gotten INTP some may not always get the same result which is a kind of flaw all personality tests run into as they are generally too vague with obsured questions & do not understand that the brain learns to adapt and change. For Myers Briggs which has 16 personality types ( INTJ, INTP, ENTJ, ENTP, INFJ, INFP, ENFJ, ENFP, ISTJ, ISFJ, ESTJ, ESFJ, ISTP, ISFP, ESTP, ESFP), it is not a straight personality test but more about how ur brain takes in information & outputs information. There is 2 sides of the same coin & everything works on a scale. This is why 2 people with the same personality don't act the same and why just because someone doesn't have an F in their personality type doesn't mean they don't feel. For example I'm an INTP (Introvert, Intuition, Thinking, & Perception) & my opposite is ESFJ (Extrovert, Sensory, Feeling, Judging). Each of these values are on a scale and our "sub personality" helps us understand our differences. So while one INTP may be able to Sense an emotional problem they may lack the ability to handle it but an INTP who has a higher understanding of Feeling may not be able to Sense a problem but will know how to solve the problem on a emotional level. The types are kind of based on science rather than made up terms. Introverts and Extroverts do exist but on scale. A person may move closer to what is known as an Ambivert but still stay on the Introvert or Extrovert side due to them becoming energized or drained from socializing & alone time. The problem is that Myers Briggs like all personality tests doesn't present this kind of information to those who take the test & only presents the information & results in a simplistic style that generally leaves people confused & wondering how they got the type they did. Most people are aware that there are not just 16 personality types, the brain is more complicated than that & just because someone is of X type doesn't mean they only have to go into jobs that the type gives or that they can't change over time (aka adapt into a different person). Merely that those are the types of job u may do well in if ur of X type. The Flaw with Myers Briggs is that it is too generalized. It's trying to hit a radius around a kind of type of brain a person naturally has from their genetics & personal experience. The results have some kind scientific understanding to it as we can all think of that person who generally used logic over emotions to solve problems or the person who generally "jumped before looking." However, this is the fundamental flaw of personality quizzes. Even when they base their types on science it is too simplified and doesn't take into account the complexity of the brain. Overall take personality tests w/ a grain of salt even when they have the correct terminology to back them up

    Clara WolfensteinClara WolfensteinUukausi sitten
  • While we don't just fit into 4 letters, MBTI is often misunderstood: it's not scientific, it's a tool actually. Simply a tool that puts words on basic human cognition to explain different ways of perceiving the world. These are simply rough guidelines expressed with cognitive functions language, a simplification made to make the understanding of different thought processes more universal and more approachable to everyone. It's a matter of fact that some people prioritize subjective logic to make their decisions while some other people prioritize group values. Or that some people are more pragmatic while others are more imaginative. It doesn't mean they're only that, we all evolve as individuals. But I think there's a real misunderstanding of what this system is, it's not science, it's a tool basically putting words on different thought processes that one can deduce based on some observation of how human beings can differ and work. These are "archetypes" that are actually observable in the real world. And let me tell you, even though your test result for sure isn't accurate (personality TESTS are flawed because it's influenced by too many bias), in terms of cognitive functions you're the archetype of the ENFP type. Dominant Ne/ extroverted intuition (ENFPs' strongest valued/conscious function): Interpreting situations and relationships in terms of their interconnected meanings and values. “Reading behind the lines”, and being able to pick up on obscured meanings, focus more on what isn’t said as opposed to what is said, and spot patterns that aren’t immediately obvious. Auxiliary Fi/ introverted feeling: Have strong values, and attach strong importance to these internalized sets of personal rules. Strong attachment to the idea of “truth”, and will often evaluate things based on their connection to “truth”. Constantly seeking to clarify, test, and validate their values, and evaluating whether or not tasks are compatible with their values. Does it “feel right”? Tertiary Te/ extroverted thinking (pretty balanced with the auxiliary being a tertiary function): Tendency to segment and organize with the goal of improving efficiency. And then, inferior Si/ introverted sensing (ENFPs' weakest valued/conscious function): Reliance on past experiences and memories, and will often tend to make astute connections between the past and present. With this comes a wealth of accumulated data to draw from in relation to these past experiences; for example, when conversing with an individual, recalling the last interaction with an individual of similar demeanor, and using this experiential insight to their advantage. So it's all a matter of gauging prioritization between different obvious and easily detectable human cognitive processes. That's all, it doesn't describe all the intricacies of a human brain for sure, but it's useful to try to understand how other people think and their perspectives because while it's one of your talents (because of Ne and Fi), not everyone has the same EQ as you and it's therefore very useful for some people who have difficulties understanding other people. While Myers-Briggs didn't sell this system very well, Jung actually very accurately put the finger on things that are really experienced by people, even though it's not the complete spectrum.

    Aurore BergenAurore BergenUukausi sitten
  • Me and my dad like to get things done quickly too

    MonititoMonititoUukausi sitten
  • I’ve taken the personality test and it’s interesting to see the results and RELATE to the results- but at the same time, I can see some things that I don’t relate to.

    Macy FeltyMacy FeltyUukausi sitten
  • Got architect personality for 16th time in a row 😂

    Papiya DasguptaPapiya DasguptaUukausi sitten
  • I am INF-J we did this quiz for class

    The FangedGamerThe FangedGamerUukausi sitten
  • Just because you don't like your grouping doesn't mean it's not accurate... I'm a logician... Same as neo... And I am a programmer and logic is kinda my thing... So I can logically see how it could be very accurate...

    Troy HayderTroy HayderUukausi sitten
  • i wonder what his zodiac sign is

    abigailabigailUukausi sitten
  • scorpio? ♏️👀 👅

    Jubilise ValentinJubilise ValentinUukausi sitten
  • From the get go I immediately sensed you were an ENFJ but I shall proceed to watch haha Edit: you got ESFJ. You still give ENFJ vibes to me haha Edit 2: you… kinda remind me of someone I used to be friends with… 😳

    Mattias CamachoMattias CamachoUukausi sitten
  • I think you should’ve gotten an N instead of an S, you should read about ENFJs instead

    Fractal Frank8904Fractal Frank8904Uukausi sitten
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