The Science Behind the Assessment

PrinciplesYou has several features that differentiate it from other personality instruments.

First, it is based on contemporary developments in personality and organizational research, including that carried out by Professor Brian R. Little and Professor Adam Grant, who are a core part of our team.

Second, it utilizes advanced psychometric techniques, including novel algorithms for creating archetypes. Third, PrinciplesYou is unique in measuring traits that Ray Dalio has identified over his decades of running a successful business, including his concept of the Shaper archetype.

The document attached below is designed to provide you with an overview of the science behind the PrinciplesYou assessment. 

Document: The Science Behind the Assessment