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The INTP personality is the MBTI type also referred to as “the logician” and “the analyst”. INTPs are deep and thoughtful individuals with a highly creative and logical mind. They have an insatiable curiosity and desire to understand much of what makes the world work the way it does. Read more about the INTP personality here.

INTP VS INFP MBTI

INTP vs INFP Similarities and Differences

INTP vs. INFP Ti and Fi dom types like the INTP and INFP personality types are similar with regard to the personalized and independent way in which they think and make decisions. However, sometimes the lines distinguishing their “T” and “F” preferences can seem blurry. Despite what their type might ...
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intp shadow functions

INTP Shadow

The inferior function is often regarded as the gateway to the shadow and a bridge to the unconscious. According to Jung, the inferior function is where much of the unwanted, negative and suppressed aspects of our ego-complex reside. In older theories, the inferior function is regarded as being mostly unconscious ...
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intp pitfalls

7 Pitfalls That INTPs Should Avoid

1. Doing too Much on Their Own. As an introvert who strongly values independence and autonomy, the INTP prefers to make themselves as self-sufficient as possible. While ESFJs prefer to work in teams, INTPs prefer to go solo. Pride can make it hard for INTPs to ask for help even ...
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intp personality logician

The INTP Personality: What it means to be the Logician MBTI Type

If you are an INTP, it means you are an introvert driven by both creative and intellectual urges. You are inquisitive, logical, and above all, deeply contemplative. It is your nature to try and figure out the logic behind everything. You do this because you have a tireless desire to ...
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intp strengths

INTP Strengths – 7 Advantages of Being INTP

As a type, the INTP’s core personality strengths center around their dominant Ti and auxiliary Ne. These two functions, in this particular order of preference, engenders a highly introspective and analytical mind that draws from the external world, a breadth of inspiring novelties, possibilities and meanings. Here is a look ...
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entj and intp love

ENTJ and INTP Relationship Compatibility

ENTJ and INTP Relationship The ENTJ and INTP relationship is a pairing that would be described as “mindmates”. ENTJ and INTP belong to the temperament group known as the “Rationals”. They, along with ENTP and INTJ are lumped together based on their use of impersonal logical and powers of analysis ...
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intp struggles

INTP Weaknesses: 7 Struggles of being INTP

INTPs are noted for their thirst for knowledge, creative thinking and rational perspective. INTPs take pleasure in demystifying the universe, solving problems and continually filling the gaps in their knowledge. INTPs also have their share of struggles and areas of difficulty. Here is a look at 7 weaknesses associated with ...
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intp careers

6 Best Paying Careers For the INTP

As one of the most academically proficient MBTI types, the INTP personality has great potential for scoring a high earning career. According to a national sample, INTPs  report a preference for jobs that provide a variety of tasks, allow them to work independently and distinguish themselves through achievement. Additionally, INTPs ...
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intp personality dark side

The Dark Side of INTP

At their best and psychologically healthiest, the INTP person is a principled, polite and easy-to-get-along-with individual. Their inferior Fe may only manifest as social awkwardness and shyness that obscures their sensitive, loving nature which can be childlike in it’s purity. Unfortunately, INTPs also have a darker side that can apparently ...
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intp anger

The 5 Stages of INTP Anger

INTPs have emotions like everyone else, but managing them effectively can be challenging to them. They tend to bury and ignore negative emotion because they scarcely understand what they are feeling and have almost no comfortable way of expressing it. When INTPs become angry, it is likely due to an ...
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signs an intp is in love

6 Signs An INTP Likes You | How INTPs show love

How INTPs Show Affection How INTPs flirt and show love may differ from that of the norm. As introverts, INTPs are a socially awkward bunch. Social skills pose a steeper learning curve for them, as their inferior Fe would suggest. Because they love spending so much time in their heads ...
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Why Do INTPs Procrastinate?

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]ime management is a skill that some people are adept at. Such individuals tend to be prompt, organized and reliable in most aspects of their lives. They follow through on their commitments and adhere to schedules and plans. In the MBTI, these traits are characteristic of judging types such as ...
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5 Reasons Why INFJs fall for INTPs

5 Reasons Why INFJs fall for INTPs

The INFJ-INTP Golden Couple Despite what type theories might suggest, I believe just about any pair of MBTI personalities have a fighting chance at forming a happy relationship. INTJs for example, are supposedly least compatible with Artisans (SPs) and Guardians (SJs) but a self proclaimed INTJ Youtuber named Ben has ...
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intj intp relationship

6 Reasons Why INTJ and INTP Fall In Love

The INTP INTJ relationship is likely to make for a very smart couple. David Keirsey, author of “Please Understand Me” observed that INTJs are highly selective of their romantic partners and perhaps the most systematic of all the MBTI types in their approach to INTJ dating. They screen potential partners ...
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35 Undeniable Signs You're An INTP

35 Undeniable Signs You’re An INTP

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or someone new to the MBTI, learning about your type can be an illuminating and revelatory experience. But even after taking a MBTI assessment, some people after reading about their Myers Briggs type, may doubt whether their test result is accurate. This is probably due mostly to the concern over ...
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Deep INTP Quotes

100 Deep Quotes From Famous INTP People

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]ith all that introverted thinking they do, it is no wonder why INTP people develop insights that are profound, poignant and deeply thoughtful. The INTP mind transcends the limitations of concrete reality to ponder concepts and potentiations plucked from the ethereal tree of their imagination. Their thinking often starts with ...
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25 Interesting INTP Statistics & Facts

25 Interesting INTP Statistics & Facts

25 INTP statistics [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he INTP is one of the rarest personality types in the Myers Briggs, especially among women. And as their minority status might suggest, their way of life is bound to run counter to the social norms of the majority. There are many studies out there that have ...
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introvert

33 Struggles of Being An Introvert

In recent times it's become more fashionable to be an introvert. A spate of pro-introvert books including Susan Cain's Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, probably had a large role in catalyzing this cultural shift in attitude. That still doesn't change the fact that the world is ...
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intuitive

99 Struggles Intuitive Types Will Understand

Being an intuitive type isn't always a rosy chalice of cherry wine cooler. Comprising roughly 25% of the population, intuitives are a minority in a world dominated by sensors. And yet, intuitives account for the majority of the world's most brilliant and influential trailblazers and visionaries. Einstein (INTP), Newton (INTJ), Zuckerberg (INTJ), ...
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signs you are a thinker

33 Things Only Thinkers Will Relate To

I Think Therefore I am... a "thinker"? [dropcap]E[/dropcap]very conscious man and woman thinks, but true thinkers are cerebral to a fault. Logic is favored over sentiment; rationality over feeling. For those uncertain over what side of the fence they fall on, here are 33 things only thinkers will relate to ...
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ENTP vs. INTP: How To Tell Them Apart | High on MBTI

ENTP vs. INTP: How To Tell Them Apart | High on MBTI

When listening to type descriptions, remember that "type portraits" can never accurately describe all people of a given type. Descriptions and portraits like these can only describe the types as they typically are. In 'Psychological Types,' Jung describes 8 main types, but does in practice refer to the dominant-auxiliary combinations ...
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6 Reasons Why INTPs Are So Damn Broke

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here is research that has investigated the relationship between intelligence and income and found individuals with higher IQ test scores have higher income. Within the pantheon of Myers Briggs personalities, INTPs are pegged as being the most intellectually inclined. They rate the highest in I.Q. testing, they're the most conceptual, and ...
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INTP/ISTP Inferior Fe Subtypes | mbti-info

INFERIOR FE SUBTYPES mbti-info: 1) the confidently eccentric inferior Fe: You maybe used to care what people think about you, but you don’t anymore. And even if you did, they probably wouldn’t like you anyway. You might as well be as weird as you want. Social skills- why bother. 2) ...
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12 Variations of the INTP Personality Type

12 Variations of the INTP Personality Type

Image by Gingershots: http://gingershots.deviantart.com/art/Week-43-52-269681324 In astrology, it is known that there are distinct differences among persons of the same zodiac sign. With the Myers Briggs, there are also shades of variation among shared types. While it appears that there is no 1 to 1 correlation between Myers Briggs type and astrology sign, it could ...
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INTPs and Asperger's Syndrome | Oddly Developed Types

INTPs and Asperger’s Syndrome | Oddly Developed Types

The question of a link between the INTP personality and Asperger's syndrome is one that has circulated the internet from time to time. The reason is that a list of Asperger's symptoms can often resemble a checklist for INTP traits. An article posted on Oddly Developed Types explores the distinctions between ...
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The Real Reasons INTPs Fear Failure | Truity

The Real Reasons INTPs Fear Failure | Truity

The INTP personality is world class in procrastination. This tendency often costs them valuable opportunities, so why the self-sabotage? Is it lack of confidence? Laziness? Or a consuming fear of failure? In this article we explore the real reasons INTPs fear failure. Source: The Real Reasons INTPs Fear Failure - ...
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50 Quotes That Every INTP Will Instantly Relate To | Thought Catalog

50 Quotes That Every INTP Will Instantly Relate To | Thought Catalog

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing is taught.” -Oscar Wilde Read the full list here. Source: 50 Quotes That Every INTP Will Instantly Relate To | Thought Catalog ...
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29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face | Owlcation

29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face | Owlcation

INTP struggles in this world, from dating, to interacting with others, to spaceships, and goblins, and some of these things are not true, but which?? Read Article Here: Source: 29.5 Struggles That All INTPs Face | Owlcation ...
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