Put his picture on your wall (Editor’s Notes)

Paul Flowers case a stand-out example of the problems with psychometric testing

It’s easy to have a love-hate relationship with personality tests. On the one hand, they’re absolutely fascinating — who doesn’t like to find out detailed information about someone’s inner workings? And, even better, you can find out about your own strengths and weaknesses and what makes you tick.

But, on the other hand, there’s a lot of potential to misuse or misinterpret the results of psychometric testing. One of the best examples is found in one of this issue’s cover stories. (See “Aptitude tests not the final answer,” page 1.)

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