I don’t always pay compliments, but when I do, I spread them out in affordable monthly installments. It’s good to give credit where credit is due and among the 16 Myers Briggs personality types, there are many interesting features to highlight.
♣ INTP ♣
“Your honesty is rather refreshing, even if we don’t always show appreciation for it. You truly want to achieve a deeper understanding of the world around you, to a level that we are often incapable of.”
- Males were highest on “obliviousness index” (relatively unaware of spouse’s dissatisfaction with the relationship).
- On personality trait measures, score as Candid, Ingenious, Complicated, Independent and Rebellious
- Highly represented among college students taking foreign languages.
- Lowest of all types in liking work environments with “Clear structures & responsibilities,” “Employee loyalty & job security,” and “Working as part of a team”.
- 1 of 3 highest types liking work environments with “International opportunities” and “Advancement/pay but not job security”.
- Great Analysts and Abstract Thinkers.
- Honest and Straightforward.
- In school, have lower grades than would be predicted from aptitude scores.
- Value the succinct, correct expression of ideas and facts.
- Will not tailor what they believe to be the truth while expressing it to others.
- Independent, unconventional and original.
- Often brave and pioneering.
- Unlikely to strive for traditional goals such as popularity or security.
- Usually complex individuals.
- Extremely imaginative, creative and ingenious.
- Observant and calm.
- Not likely to be a trend follower. Would gladly choose a flip phone over the latest iphone or Samsung Galaxy.
- Uses smartphones more for information gathering than for communication.
- Generally laid-back and easy-going.
- Usually go-getters.
- The love and affection they feel for those close to them is often childlike in its purity.
- Enthusiastic in their approach to things that interest them.
- Not personally threatened by conflict or criticism.
- Not demanding, have simple needs.
- One of types least likely to believe in a higher spiritual power.
- Interested in how things can be improved or what they can be turned into.
- Great at analyzing problems, identifying patterns, and coming up with logical explanations/solutions.
- Live primarily inside their minds.
- Always seeking a higher understanding.
- Your thoughts are perfectly constructed inside your head, but you struggle to express them verbally to others.
- Value knowledge above all else.
- Minds are constantly active, working to generate new theories or disprove existing ones.
- Are questioning and skeptical of existing “rules” and popular opinions and define their own approaches.
- Analytical, objective and theoretical.
- Love new ideas and theories and discussing concepts with others.
- Have no desire to control others.
- Very tolerant and flexible in most situation.
- Sometimes you feel like people do not understand or appreciate your sense of humor.
- Sometimes you try to make logical explanations for your emotions.
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