Which Predator Matches Your Myers-Briggs Type?

ANIMALS

Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

How often do others influence your actions?

Advertisement

How difficult do you find it to introduce yourself to other people?

Advertisement

Does a walk in the park make you daydream?

Advertisement

Is your natural proclivity more planning oriented, or improvisational?

Advertisement

Do you like dressing up to go out?

Advertisement

Would you rather stay home and chill out, or go out to see other people at a party?

Advertisement

Would you rather come up with a comprehensive plan, or wing it?

Advertisement

How much do you envy others?

Advertisement

How difficult would it be to fire a friend who worked for you, but did a bad job?

Advertisement

How often is the truth more important than others' feelings?

Advertisement

Do you favor your heart or your head when it comes to making major life decisions?

Advertisement

How quickly can your mood shift?

Advertisement

When confronted by a friend in trouble, would you be more likely to offer solutions, or just a shoulder to cry on?

Advertisement

How much planning goes into your travel plans?

Advertisement

How difficult do you find it to follow a timetable?

Advertisement

Would you say you are more creative, or more practical?

Advertisement

Should you be respectful of people, regardless of if they are spewing lies?

Advertisement

How clean do you keep your home/den/etc?

Advertisement

Does being with others energize you?

Advertisement

Do you think of yourself as emotionally stable?

Advertisement

Do you consider yourself a dreamer?

Advertisement

Do you feel planning is an important element of any project?

Advertisement

How energetic are you, usually?

Advertisement

Which do you rely on more, your creativity, or your hard-earned experience?

Advertisement

How much of the time do you feel superior to others?

Advertisement

How much do you procrastinate?

Advertisement

How often do you initiate conversations?

Advertisement

Which is better: to be loved, or to be feared?

Advertisement

How often do you try to respond to your emails?

Advertisement

How often do you take control when out with friends?

Advertisement

Explore More Quizzes

Image: Pixabay by Ractapopulous

About This Quiz

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator has been with us since the 1950s. Fairly or not, it has been used as a window into how people work, employed by human resources departments in recruitment, advancement and firing since the middle of the 20th century. The 16 "types" focus on Jungian psychology as a foundation for understanding the "parts" of one's mind. Once these parts are classified as having specific characteristics, a four-letter acronym is used to categorize the types. 

While the methods used by Myers-Briggs analysis have their detractors and competitors, they endure, with uses not only in the corporate world. Myers-Briggs types are used by some online dating sites, matchmakers and as part of membership exams by private clubs.

While the types were designed around how the human mind works, animal minds are not that different from human minds, in key ways. What if we used the methods of Myers-Briggs to classify you, and then run that classification through the available literature comparing the human mind to the "reptile brain" of the lower species? What predatory animal would result from a comparison of your Myers-Briggs type with our neighbors at the top of the food chain? Take this quiz to find out!

About HowStuffWorks Play

How much do you know about dinosaurs? What is an octane rating? And how do you use a proper noun? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks Play is here to help. Our award-winning website offers reliable, easy-to-understand explanations about how the world works. From fun quizzes that bring joy to your day, to compelling photography and fascinating lists, HowStuffWorks Play offers something for everyone. Sometimes we explain how stuff works, other times, we ask you, but we’re always exploring in the name of fun! Because learning is fun, so stick with us!