Who Do You Think You Are? | EW.com

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Who Do You Think You Are? If you’re looking for answers to this question, they won’t be found in this prosaic personality profiler based on the 1994 book of the same name. After you submit to a seemingly endless series of tests, the disc crunches and compares personal scores with a database of 50 famous folk. (I was dismayed to learn that my feared self-image was similar to Jack Kerouac’s and my unified self like Sylvia Plath’s.) The initial thrill of the psychobabble analysis wanes quickly, however, when you realize the vague terms could apply to most anyone. The disclaimer warns that ”this does not provide any form of psychotherapy,” but the promise of meaningful self-examination could trick some into believing the slickly packaged mumbo jumbo. Like the Psychic Friends Network, this CD-ROM ends up being awkward entertainment for adults. C