Tom Carskadon

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Clinical Psychology

Psychological Types, MBTI, The Freshman Year Experience

Ph.D. University of Colorado, 1973



  • B.A., Oberlin College, 1968
  • M.A., University of Colorado, 1971
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1973

Research Interests

  • Psychological types, as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
  • The freshman year experience
  • Teaching of psychology
  • Scientific skepticism and claims of the paranormal
  • Automotive psychology

Note: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and MBTI are registered trademarks of the test publisher, Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc.

Representative Publications

Carskadon, T. G. (Editor), Journal of Psychological Type, Volumes 1-59, 1977-2001.

Carskadon, T. G. (2001). Any course, any model: Things that work in first-year seminars, in first-year core curriculum courses, and beyond. Proceedings of The First-Year Experience, 2001 20th Annual National Conference (p. 41). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina.

Carskadon, T. G., & McCarley, N. G. (1999, February). Maybe the answers are simple: Axioms we should challenge; things we can do. Invited plenary address given to The First-Year Experience, 1999 National Conference, University of South Carolina.

Carskadon, T. G. (1999). A grand synopsis of 345 studies in psychological type, 1979-1999. Journal of Psychological Type, 50, 1-43.