One of the women who created the test is Katherine Cook Briggs.
She started to do research trying to understand people’s personalities all the way back in 1917.
While that can be true, it is way more complex than that.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality tool that savvy writers use to create deeply complex and startlingly realistic characters. From Professor Moriarty and Lex Luther to Emperor Palpatine and Khan, INTJs are the personality type that people love to hate. In real life, do-gooders like Nikola Tesla and Isaac Newton were INTJs. So why is the divide so vast between these real life INTJ heroes and the villains they become in fiction?
People use it to make sense of their lives, to find spouses, and to understand their children. You’ll find INTJs cast in villain roles everywhere.
Drenth The INTJ personality type’s signature strength is deep perception.
Although INTJs are classified as Thinking types, their dominant function is Intuition, or more specifically, Introverted Intuition (Ni).