Includes bibliographical references (pages -291) and index.
Introduction -- 1. A most typical American -- 2. Rorschach's dream -- 3. Minnesota normals -- 4. Deep diving -- 5. First love -- 6.0 Child's play -- 7.0 The stranger -- 8.0 Uncharted waters -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- About the author.
This book tells the surprising and disturbing story of the tests that claim to capture human nature. It goes behind the scenes to discover how personality tests are used in America's companies, its courts, its schools, and in organizations from churches to community centers to dating services. It exposes the serious flaws of personality tests, explaining why their results are often invalid, unreliable, and unfair.