This episode features:
-Why the Myers-Briggs is wrong, yet popular
-What is the structure of personality
-How does personality change throughout the lifespan
-Can you intentionally change your personality?
-Do we change more than we think we will?
-What is the effect of genes on personality
-What is the effect of parenting on personality
-Which unique experiences shape personality? (The answer to this is disappointing)
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