The Sleepover Club: What Do Personality Tests Really Say About Us?

We've all spent hours procrastinating taking personality tests; from Myer Briggs, to 'which Succession character are you'. We squirrel away hours on astrology apps determining the compatibility of our relationships based on rising, moon, and sun signs, and repost meme accounts that attach different Powerpuff Girls to certain personality traits. But how much should we really trust these quizzes? Are they a harmless bit of fun, or is our obsession with categorising ourselves and others harming us in the long run? Ione and Olivia discuss.

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