Reveal Yourself


Got your DNA data?

You are invited to participate in a research study looking for genetic variants correlated with personality type.
To participate you will need to register and upload your genotyping data to Gencove. You must be 18 years or older to participate.

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How it works


Gencove

Start-up company creating a database of genotyped individuals to facilitate genomics research projects and app development.

Genetics of Personality Type

An independent research project looking at the correlation between Myers-Briggs Personality Type and genetic variants.


Project led by Dr. Denise Cook, personalitygenes@gmail.com

Transfer of genotyping data with unique participant barcode via secure SSL communications.

If you do not have a Gencove account:

  • Click on link below
  • Create an account
  • Click continue if you agree to share your genotyping data
  • Upload your genotyping file. Gencove will use statistical methods to impute the rest of your genotyping data and provide you with this file to download, if you like.
  • Follow the instructions listed beside
Note: You do not have to consent to participate in Gencove's internal research projects in order to participate in this project.
If you already have a Gencove account:

  • Click on link below
  • Sign-in to your Gencove account
  • Click continue if you agree to share your genotyping data
  • You will then be directed to an external research study website, which opens with a consent form
  • Read the consent form, certify that you are 18 years or older and click "Agree"
Once you provide consent to participate in this research project you will be asked to:

  • complete the official Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • complete the Nardi Personality Indicator
  • provide your self-assessed choice for best-fit personality type

This should take you approximately 1 hour to complete.

You will be provided with:

  • a report based on your best-fit personality type
  • a link to the study website to follow our progress and download any future publications

You will not be compensated for participating in this project.

Your data will be linked using the unique barcode provided by Gencove. We will not have access to your username, email address, or any other unique identifiers that Gencove collects.

We will store and analyze your genotyping and personality type data securely using best-practices for handling genetic data on Amazon Web Services.

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