Aristotle thought that the shape of your ears revealed your innermost psyche. BuzzFeed suggests that it hinges on your favorite Disney princess or pizza topping. From warfare to psych wards to the workplace, Harriet Fitch Little uncovers our long-standing fascination with personality tests. This essay appeared in Issue Twenty-Two in Winter 2016. https://api.spreaker.com/v2/episodes/24886609/download.mp3 — TwitterFacebookPinterest Related Stories Audio The New Narcissism Should you learn to love thy selfie? Audio A Gendered History of the Muse On women who inspire men. Audio Algorithms: The Ultimate Influencer On the hidden forces that shape your taste. Audio The Economy of Ideas Why is everyone reading Sapiens? Audio What happened to life hacking? On the rise and decline of an internet philosophy. Audio In Defense of Loneliness What’s the difference between loneliness and solitude?