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Annotated Links

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type This info graphic presents the five best jobs for each type of personality according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Personality Test. From Business Insider, September 4, 2014.

Biography Thomas C. Gannon, an English professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincolm, maintains these pages which include a biography of Jung, a list of Jung's best quotes, and more links (Scroll down to "TOM's OWN JUNG FILES").

Caring for Your Introvert: The Habits and Needs of a Little-Understood Group Do you know someone who needs hours alone every day? Who loves quiet conversations about feelings or ideas, and can give a dynamite presentation to a big audience, but seems awkward in groups and maladroit at small talk? If you answered yes to these questions, chances are that you have an introvert on your hands—and that you aren't caring for him properly. Read about what life is like as an introvert by Atlantic writer Jonathan Rauch (published March 2007). Then check out this blog from October 2007 to see the specific Do's and Don'ts advocated by Danny, an introvert. Includes links to the reader-proclaimed introvert anthem Every Word You Say in versions by Jesse Winchester and Jerry Garcia (lyrics can be found here).

e-Textbook From the electronic textbook created for undergraduate and graduate courses in Personality Theories by George Boeree of Shippensburg University.

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: What is the "Shadow"? Stephen A. Diamond describes how to understand the unconscious dark side of our psyche in this article from Psychology Today, April 2012.

Famous Personality Types If you are a fan of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and other similar tests of personality, then check out this graphic showing all 16 personality types with real life successful people from celebrities to pop icons illustrating each of the types.

Five Key Elements to Happiness In 1960, when asked by journalist Gordon Young, What do you consider to be more or less basic factors making for happiness in the human mind?, Jung identified these five elements.

Hi, My Name's Sarah And I'm An ENTP Sarah explains what it's like to find out her Myers-Briggs Type Indicator scores and her interpretation of them in this blog entry from 3 Daily Quarks, June 6, 2011.

Is Jungian Typology Scientific? The blog portion of CelebrityTypes.com takes up the question of whether the Jungian Typology is “scientific”. Here, they answer some of the criticisms of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Carl Jung: Psychology's Magician According to Algis Valiunas, in The New Atlantis, … Newton was not the last magician. Jung was. The method of his analytical psychology — as he called it, to distinguish it from Freudian psychoanalysis — was nothing short of fantastic. [For example] [t]o penetrate the psyche of a woman destined for schizophrenic disintegration, he would study dreams, reveries, her “borderland phenomena” — the apparitions that came to her as she was half-asleep — and explicate them in the light of Mithraic religious symbols, Old Testament wisdom, the words of Jesus, passages from Shakespeare, poems by Nietzsche, Teutonic and Persian and Chinese and Indian legend… Although Jung focuses intently on a particular patient with a particular disorder, his study has a far more extensive cultural reach. He was out to dethrone arid modern scientism and restore the symbolic imagination — which is to say, religious feeling — to its rightful place in the life of men.

The Jung Page From the website: Begun in 1995 by Jungian analyst Don Williams, The Jung Page provides online educational resources for the Jungian community around the world. With the cooperation and generosity of analysts, academics, independent scholars and commentators, and the editors of several Jungian journals, The Jung Page provides a place to encounter innovative writers and to enter into a rich, ongoing conversation about psychology and culture.

Memories, Dreams, Reflections: A Rare Glimpse Inside Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung's Mind Maria Popova, in her Brain Pickings blog provides this overview of Jung's biography including a sketch note visualization of the book by Austin Kleon. From March 13, 2012.

New Book: The Holy Grail of the Unconscious At the age of 38, Carl Jung was haunted by troubling visions and inner voices. Afraid that he was being menaced by a psychosis or doing a schizophrenia he describes his confrontation with the unconscious in this recently discovered book. This article from the New York Times Magazine, September 16, 2009, by Sara Corbett describes the book and the fascinating background story of how the book was lost and then recently found. Includes photos of some of the original hand drawings by Carl Jung.

Carl Jung Obituary. Professor Carl Gustav Jung, one of the founders of analytic psychology, died today at his villa in Kuessnacht on Lake Lucerne. He was 85 years old. The famed psychologist was beset by heart and circulatory troubles and began to fail several weeks ago. From The New York Times, June 7, 1961.

Myers-Briggs Personality Types The Myers-Briggs indicator sorts people into one of 16 types. This page summarizes the careers, relationships, strengths and weaknesses of each of the 16 types.

MBTI: Say Goodbye to MBTI, The Fad That Won't Die Wharton professor and author Adam Grant explains how a good personality test ought to have reliability, validity, and be independent and comprehensive. He describes what these standards are and proceeds to weigh the evidence and concludes that the Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory is not a very good personality test. Posted September, 2013. See also MBTI, If You Want Me Back, You Need to Change Too and The Myers-Briggs Assessment is No Fad elsewhere on this page.

MBTI, If You Want Me Back, You Need to Change Too A follow up to the previous article (Say Goodbye to the MBTI), Wharton professor and author Adam Grant explains what needs to happen in order for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to become a better personality test. He writes his critiques in the very entertaining form of a letter to a former love. See also Say Goodbye to MBTI, The Fad That Won't Die and The Myers-Briggs Assessment is No Fad elsewhere on this page.

The Myers-Briggs Assessment is No Fad In response to Wharton professor and author Adam Grant's previous essays critiquing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (See Say Goodbye to the MBTI, and MBTI, If You Want Me Back, You Need to Change Too elsewhere on this page) CPP, the company which publishes the MBTI and trains test administrators, published this rejoinder defending their product.

Overview The Proceedings of the Friesian School, an electronic journal, maintains a good overview of Carl Jung's theories including psychological types and examples of archetypes.

Personality Tests: Can they Identify the Real You? BBC news writer Lucy Ash describes the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and what it can --- and can not --- tell us about personality. Includes speculations on the personality type of Madonna, Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin, Donald Trump, the Queen Elizabeth and others.

The Personality Types That Make the Most Money According to Truity Psychometrics, your Myers-Briggs personality type correlates with how much money you earn. Check out their graphic in Business Insider, April 20, 2015.

Reading the Red Book: How C. G. Jung Salvaged His Soul According to Stephen A. Diamond, C.G. Jung's Red Book begins as a detailed log of one man's personal, lonely nekyia or night sea journey to the underworld and ends with his heroic return to the outer world renewed, much like a latter day Dante, Jonah or Ulysses. This, as he came to understand, is an excellent description of what real psychotherapy is or can be all about. From Psychology Today, February 2011.

Resources The CG Jung page maintains an extensive site featuring abstracts of Jung's collected works, extracts from selected works, online courses, and an overview of his theories. Full-text articles are available for download.

What Makes Us Extroverts and Introverts? Drawing on the theories of Carl Jung, Hans Eysenck, and current research in neuroscience, BBC staff writer Tom Stafford explains how the way the brain processes rewards may make people more extroverted or introverted. From July 17, 2013.

What's Your psychological Type? In this excerpt from the book Psychotherapy for the Soul: Thirty-Three Essential Secrets for Emotional and Spiritual Self-Healing, Stephen Diamond describes Jung's notions of introversion and extroversion. From Psychology Today, June 23, 2014.

Do You Dare To Be Bad? Acknowledging our Jungian shadow can help us become more creative according to Susan O'Doherty in this article from Psychology Today, October 16, 2009.

Assignments, Exercises, and Activities

The Shadow Exercise As part of the Teaching Clinical Psychology webpage, John Suler, Rider University, includes this exercise on the shadow. Students reflect on a person they don't like very much and consider if the traits they dislike in another reflects traits they don't like in themselves.

Electronic Texts

Resources The CG Jung page maintains an extensive site featuring abstracts of Jung's collected works, extracts from selected works, online courses, and an overview of his theories. Full-text articles are available for download.

The Association Method Jung's word association test is described in three lectures. Originally published in Jung, C.G. (1910). The Association Method. American Journal of Psychology, 31, 219-269.

The Association Method “Originally published in the Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology in 1916, The Association Method was the first of three lectures Carl Jung delivered at the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the opening of Clark University in September, 1909.”

Examples and Illustrations

Celebrity Types This page lists the 16 Myers-Briggs Types along with famous (and infamous) "celebrities" who exemplify each personality type. You can find your own type by taking their 44-item survey.

DreamBank Welcome to The DreamBank, a collection of over 16,000 dream reports in English (and another 6,000 in German). The reports come from a variety of different sources and research studies, from people ages 7 to 74. They can be analyzed using the search engine and statistical programs built into this site. Based on the research of Adam Schneider and G. William Domhoff Psychology Department, at UC Santa Cruz. Includes transcriptions of the dream journals of real people including Freud and Jung and others here.

Introversion Explained via Cartoons Introvert Chuck Schallhorn, at Teaching High School Psychology, posted these resources about what introverts are like in real life. Included are these 10 visuals and cartoons describing in an often humorous way what it introversion is, and how to interact with introverts if you are an extrovert.

MBTI Type Song. The Washington DC based feminist dance-punk quartet Mess Up The Mess sings You're Not My (Myers-Briggs) Type.

Typealyzer: What type is that blog? Just type in the URL of a favorite blog and this site will tell you the Myers-Briggs personality type of the writer. The results are bound to spark a lively debate in your class about reliability, validity, generalizability, and self-presentation.

Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes Victor Daniels, Sonoma State University, provides these lecture notes which provide an excellent overview of Jung's theories. Also see his handout to go with the material.

Lecture Notes A lecture outline of Jung's theories and therapeutic techniques by Michael T. Hynan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Lecture Doug Davis, Haverford College, shares his lectures on Freud, Jung, Erikson, and more from his Foundations of Personality class.

Lecture Notes by Chris VerWys, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Slide Presentations

Slide Presentation Lecture and lecture notes by Sandra K. Webster, Westminster College.

Psychodynamic Psychologies These slides (in PDF format) on Psychodynamic Psychologies including Freud, experimental tests of Freud’s theory, object relations, ego psychology, Carl Jung, and Heinz Kohut are from Richard Ryan’s Theories of Personality & Psychotherapy class at the University of Rochester.

Tests, Measures, and Scales

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Extroverted or Introverted? Thinking or Feeling? Check out this test based on the theories of Carl Jung.

What I Am I Like? The BBC developed this brief personality test modeled after the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for fun to illustrate how personality type theory works. Through a series of 20 questions participants find out whether they are a planner or spontaneous, more into fact or ideas, lead with their heads or hearts, or an Extravert or an Introvert. The result is one of 16 personality types.

Multimedia Resources

The BBC Interview (1959). From the page: John Freeman interviews Carl Gustav Jung, the most famous living psychologist, at his home in Zürich. We learn about Jung's early life, including the moment in his eleventh year when he realized he was an individual consciousness. Jung speaks about his friendship with Sigmund Freud, and explains why the friendship could not last. Jung is asked about his belief in God, and Jung can only respond that there is no belief: he knows. And, he says, he knows - knows, not believes - that death is not an end. Finally, Jung forecasts what he thinks will happen to mankind and describes what man needs to survive. Also available here. Runs 39 minutes and 27 seconds.

Face to Face with Carl Jung. Black and white video of an interview with Carl Jung. Part 1 (10 minutes), Part 2 (10 minutes, 5 seconds), Part 3 (10 minutes, 5 seconds), Part 4 (10 minutes, 6 seconds).

Caring for Your Introvert: The Habits and Needs of a Little-Understood Group Do you know someone who needs hours alone every day? Who loves quiet conversations about feelings or ideas, and can give a dynamite presentation to a big audience, but seems awkward in groups and maladroit at small talk? If you answered yes to these questions, chances are that you have an introvert on your hands—and that you aren't caring for him properly. Read about what life is like as an introvert by Atlantic writer Jonathan Rauch (published March 2007).

Coincidence or Synchronicity: You be the Judge Michael Brit, former professor of psychology, broadcasts a podcast about psychology called The Psych Files. Have you heard that president Abraham Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy and president John F. Kennedy had a secretary named Lincoln? In this episode [Episode 70] of The Psych Files we explore strange coincidences like this one and we also examine Carl Jung’s concept of Synchronicity. Does it mean that everything happens for a reason - or is the idea more complex than that? Let’s find out. Oh and by the way - turns out Lincoln never had a secretary named Kennedy. Don’t believe me? Find out more in this episode of The Psych Files.

Exploring Synchronicity Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #303, May 4, 2012). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Jungian Analyst Dr. Jeffrey Raff about his views and experiences with synchronicity. (1:08:51)

The Freud/Jung Letters Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #97, June 22, 2007). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Freud scholar Dr. Douglas A. Davis, about a book chapter he wrote on the letters between Freud and Jung.

In Character: Tricksters, Vamps, Heroes, Scamps From Darth Vader to Scarlett O'Hara, the best fictional characters reflect something about who we are and how we got here. In Character, a [2008] six-month series from NPR, explores indelible American characters from fiction, folklore and pop culture. Hear experts discuss the psychology of characters such as Vernon Waters (A Soldier's Story), Willie Stark (All the King's Men), Charlotte (Charlotte's Web), Auntie Mame, Uncle Tom, Henry Fleming (The Red Badge of Courage), The Joker, Norman Bates, Nancy Drew, Jo March (Little Woman), King Kong, Mr. Spock, Carrie (Sex and the City), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Ricky Ricardo, Charlie Brown, Fred Sanford, Indiana Jones, Dora the Explorer, Mama Rose, Hanibal Lecter, Portnoy, Eric Cartman (South Park), Walter Mitty, Catwoman, Blanche DuBois, Captain Ahab, Barbie, Harriet the Spy, Hester Prynne (The Scarlet Letter), Elmer Gantry, Darth Vader, Gordon Gekko (Wall Street), Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp, Cookie Monster, George Jefferson, Willy Loman (Death of a Salesman), Huckleberry Finn, Scarlett O'Hara, Pollyanna, Holden Caulfield, The Lone Ranger, Lassie, Bugs Bunny, and others.

The Hero's Journey and Dreams Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #301, April 20, 2012). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Kelly Sullivan Walden about Joseph Campbell's model of the hero's journey as it applies to dreams. (1:08:51)

Jungian Sandplay Therapy Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #135, January 30, 2008). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Liza J. Ravitz, Ph.D., a Jungian Analyst who teaches at the San Francisco C.G. Jung Institute’s continuing education program. Liza practices in San Francisco and Petaluma where she works with children and adults, conducts consultation groups for therapists and presents sandplay workshops.

Adventures in Jungian Typology Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #140, February 29, 2008). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with John Beebe, M.D., is a Jungian analyst in practice in San Francisco. He received degrees from Harvard College and the University of Chicago medical school. He is a past President of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, where he is currently on the teaching faculty, as well as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California Medical School, San Francisco.

Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview Maria Popova of Brain Pickings introduces this video: On October 22 of 1959, BBC’s Face to Face — an unusual series of pointed, almost interrogative interviews seeking to “unmask public figures” — aired a segment on Jung […] Eighty-four at the time and still working, he talks to New Statesman editor John Freeman about education, religion, consciousness, human nature, and his temperamental differences with Freud, which sparked his study of personality types. Includes a transcript of the highlights. (Runs 39 minutes, 28 seconds).

A Jungian Approach to Fairy Tales Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #293, February 3, 2012). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Tom Elsner about fairy tales and their interpretation from a Jungian perspective. (1:20:50m)

A Jungian View of the Feminine in Film. Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #166, August 1, 2008). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with John Beebe, M.D., the co-author, along with Virginia Apperson, of the book, The Presence of The Feminine in Film. An avid film buff, Beebe frequently draws upon American movies to illustrate how the various types of consciousness and unconsciousness interact to produce images of Self and shadow in the stories of our lives that Jung called individuation. Dr. Beebe is particularly well known for his elaboration in C.G. Jung’s theory of psychological types.

Carl Jung: Matter of Heart The documentary Matter of Heart, about the life and work of Carl Jung: ''The life and thinking of the great Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Gustav Jung, is examined. Interviews are done with those who knew him, most of whom were analyzed by him and very often became analysts themselves. Jung's own words appear on screen, and archive footage of Jung himself is shown. We learn aspects of his private life, including his relationship with his wife, Emma, and his mistress, Toni Wolff. But mostly we learn of his philosophy, sometimes mystical in nature, regarding the collective unconscious, the ego-personality, anima and animus, and more. '' (105 minutes).

Jung on Meeting Freud Carl G. Jung discusses his first encounter with Sigmund Freud (runs 37 seconds).

Jung Speaks PsicoMundo, a Spanish language website about psychoanalysis, has two audio clips in their Galería de Sonidos (Gallery of Sounds) of Carl Jung speaking (the clips are in English). Fragmento 1 (Fragment 1) is 16 seconds, Fragmento 2 (Fragment 2) is 23 seconds. They are available for listening (para escuchar) on line or off line.

The Red Book of C. G. Jung with Nancy Furlotti Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #242, July 23, 2010). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Jungian Analyst and past president of the Jung Institute of Los Angeles, Nancy Furlotti about the recently-published Red Book of Carl Jung, which she was instrumental in helping to publish. In this book, Jung describes his own experience with the unconscious and the individuation process towards greater wholeness as reflected in mythological symbols.

Stories of the Middle Passage Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology Talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #244, August 19 2010). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Jungian analysis James Hollis as he describes the theory of Carl Jung, especially as it pertains to the second half of life (middle age and beyond) (runs 1 hour, 3 minutes, and 35 seconds).

Tragic Beauty: The Dark Side of Venus Aphrodite Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #304, May 11, 2012). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Jungian Analyst and mythology scholar Arlene Diane Landau exploring the dark side of the Venus Aphrodite archetype. (1:08:23)

The Use of Active Imagination in Jungian Sandplay Shrink Rap Radio: A Psychology talk and Interview Show (Podcast; Show #278, September 9, 2011). In this episode, Dr. Dave talks with Maria Hess, Ph.D., a Jungian Analyst who teaches Sonoma State University. Maria teaches, practices and presents workshops in sandplay and other non-verbal expressive modalities.

G. Stanley Hall, Sigmund Freud, and Carl Jung in front of Clark University, 1909. Hall Freud Jung in front of Clark 1909 by Unknown - Jung's First Visit to America. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons


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