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An INTP Profile

An INTP Profile
by Paul James Original version: April 5, 1999 revised and published on the web: March 12, 2000 INTP is one of the 16 personality types defined in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). I will assume that visitors to this page already have a basic knowledge of the MBTI system for I wish to concentrate on describing the INTP type as best I can. The descriptions below are based on personal experience combined with knowledge derived from other MBTI sources and I hope that other INTPs and non-INTPs alike may find some of this material illuminating. This page may be updated and expanded when appropriate. For a general introduction and overview of MBTI temperament analysis, visit Robert Winer's excellent resource at Gesher. INTPs are about 1% of the general population, making this one of the rarest of types. The consequences of the orientation and rank of each of the four functions for the INTP type is described in turn below. Primary Axis: Introverted Thinking - Extraverted Intuition

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INTP Profile Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Perceiving by Joe Butt Profile: INTP Revision: 3.2 Date of Revision: 6 Aug 2010 INTPs are pensive, analytical folks. They may venture so deeply into thought as to seem detached, and often actually are oblivious to the world around them. Precise about their descriptions, INTPs will often correct others (or be sorely tempted to) if the shade of meaning is a bit off. Introverted Thinking What does Lenore mean by (Often abbreviated "Ti".) p. 42: "When we use Thinking in an Introverted way, we get a mental image of the logical relationships in an entire system. For example, if we're crocheting an initial into a sweater, we're likely to draw a picture rather than work out the logical relationships analytically." p. 342: "Introverted Thinking is a right-brain form of judgement that makes us aware of a situation's many variables. When we use it, we recognize our power, as individuals, to exploit some variables at the expense of others."

What is MBTI?: TheMindBehind.Net The Myers Briggs Type indicator (mbti) is a professional personality sorter which is used by many psychologists, companies and schools to better understand there clients or staff. When you master it you can spot personality types within minutes, so you know the best way to get along with the person you are dealing with. The sorter will show you how they see the world, what is important to them and it can really help you respect other people. And of course it will help you understand yourself better. I really think the purpose of mbti is to change your one perspective of the world into 16 different perspectives. The Myers Briggs Type indicator began with the theories of the famous psychologist Carl Jung, who identified different personality preferences in 1921.

How to Choose and Use Financial Software - Personal Finance Hop in your car for a long drive and you probably start glancing at your speed, gas, miles and temperature gauges. Yet during that other long drive known as life, most of us turn a blind eye to our financial gauges—either out of fear or because we aren’t sure what to do about what we see. When installed on your computer, financial software functions like a dashboard for your money, tracking your transactions and giving you early warning when problems arise. Most programs track and display your budget, spending, banking, bills, savings, investments, retirement plans and debt levels—all in one convenient place. The more often you look at these numbers, the richer you’re likely to become. Studies show that people who get into the habit of monitoring their money wind up wealthier than those who don’t.

The Introverted Paradox The Introverted Paradox by I/O Myers-Briggs and Socionics are both right; the former identifies what we see in the personality of others while the latter identifies more what people see sometimes in themselves. Socionics classifies the true order of dominant functions while Myers-Briggs classifies the order of dominant observed functions. Socionics Description: The Best INFP Guide Ever Written The Imaginative INFp If the INFp had a theme song, it would go thusly: “Vado, ma dove? Oh dei! Se de’ tormenti suoi, se de’ sospiri miei Non sente il ciel pietа. Tu che mi parli al core Guida I miei passi, amore; Tu quel ritegno or togli Che dubitar mi fа.” ** “I go – but where, o gods since for his torment and my pleas Heaven offers no pity? You who speak to my heart, Guide my steps, dear love; Ease that uncertainty, That urges me to doubt.” - LORENZO DA PONTE (1749-1838) The INFp is perpetually caught within that “pondering repose of If” that Herman Melville wrote of in Moby-Dick.

Why I Changed My Name & What It Taught Me About Who I Am If you take a look at my bio here on the Buffer blog, my Twitter account or my website, you’ll see that my name is Belle Beth Cooper. That’s been my name for about eight months. Prior to that it was Corina Mackay. Corina Mary Mackay, in fact, since about ten days after I was born. Changing your name so dramatically isn’t something many of us do, so I thought it would be fun to tell the story of why I changed it, what the process was like and what I learned from it.

Portrait of the Rational Architect (INTP) Architects need not be thought of as only interested in drawing blueprints for buildings or roads or bridges. They are the master designers of all kinds of theoretical systems, including school curricula, corporate strategies, and new technologies. For Architects, the world exists primarily to be analyzed, understood, explained - and re-designed. External reality in itself is unimportant, little more than raw material to be organized into structural models.

Hierarchy of conditions for perfect m... - INFP personalities - page 59 of DSM-IV-TR Diagnositic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders The most common associated feature of Expressive Language Disorder in younger children is Phonological Disorder. There may also be a disturbance in fluency and language formulation involving an abnormally rapid rate and erratic rhythm of speech and disturbances in language structure (cluttering). When Expressive Language Disorder is acquired, additional speech difficulties are also common and may include motor articulation problems, phonological errors, slow speech, syllable repetitions, and monotonous intonation and stress patterns. Among school-age children, school and learning problems (e.g., writing to dictation, copying sentences, and spelling) that sometimes meet criteria fo Learning Disorders are often associated with Expressive Language Disorder.

Best-Fit Type : Exploring the Multiple Models of Personality Type The following is adapted from Linda V. Berens and Dario Nardi, The 16 Personality Types: Descriptions for Self-Discovery (Telos Publications, 1999) *Used with permission. Over the years, philosophers and behavioral scientists have been trying to find ways to understand what they call personality. Personality has many meanings. Careers for INTP Personality Types Whether you're a young adult trying to find your place in the world, or a not-so-young adult trying to find out if you're moving along the right path, it's important to understand yourself and the personality traits which will impact your likeliness to succeed or fail at various careers. It's equally important to understand what is really important to you. When armed with an understanding of your strengths and weaknesses, and an awareness of what you truly value, you are in an excellent position to pick a career which you will find rewarding.

The 16 Type Patterns *Adapted from Linda V. Berens and Dario Nardi, Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to the Personality Type Code (Used with permission) There are 16 Personality Types. Each "Type" represents a unique predictable pattern of how the eight processes (functions) are used in everyday life. The Roles of the Processes In each of the sixteen types, each of the eight processes plays a different "role" in the personality.