Volume 1, Number 1                                                                                                                                                           June 1998



 
 

MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR 16 PERSONALITY TYPES


 

"CAN YOU SAY IT ANOTHER WAY?"

by Fannie R. Linder, M.A., D.A.P.A.
Certified Diplomate, A.P.A.
 

UNDERSTANDABLE TYPE PREFERENCES TERMINOLOGY AND OTHER DATA



 
 

J [Judging]:  "quick" decider


 
 

P [Perceiving]:  "delaying" decider


 
 

T [Thinking]:  logic-oriented (objective -impersonal)


 
 

 F [Feeling]:   inner-values oriented (subjective - personal)


 
 

S [Sensing]:  taste, touch, smell, hear, see (experience-oriented)


 
 

N [iNtuition]:  "sixth" sense (knowing non-experientially)


 
 

E [Extravert]:  energy turns "outside-of-self"; manifests "best" readily to the public


 
 

I [Introvert]:  energy turns "inside-of-self"; "hides" their "best" from the public [uses from the inner world] 

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Extraverts will manifest publicly their favorite preference.


 
 

Introverts will "hide" [use from the inner world] their favorite preference.


 
 

ALL Js extravert (manifest publicly) the letter next to J.


 
 

ALL Ps extravert (manifest publicly) the letter next to their I or E.


 
 

ALL types will extravert (manifest publicly) their J (quick decider) orientation or P ("delayed" decider) orientation,

i.e.,

ALL JFs will manifest their F-values  to the public and ALL JTs will manifest their T-logic to the public.


 
 

ALL PSs will manifest their S-five senses to the public and ALL PNs will manifest their N-"sixth" sense to the public.


 
 

ALL Js (Judging Preference) extravert [manifest to the outer world] one of the Judging preferences in their type (F:  values or T:  logic), their "likeness", and "hide" the other.


 
 

ALL Js (Judging Preference) introvert [use from the inner world] one of the Perceiving preferences in their type (S:  five senses or N:  the "sixth" sense), their "opposite", and manifest publicly the other.


 
 

ALL Ps extravert [manifest to the outer world] one of the Perceiving preferences in their type (S:  five senses or N:  the "sixth" sense), their "likeness", and "hide" the other.


 
 

ALL Ps (Perceiving Preference) introvert [use from the inner world] one of the Judging preferences in their type (F:  values or T:  logic), their "opposite", and manifest publicly the other.

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THE DOMINANT AND THE AUXILIARY:
["THE CAPTAIN" AND "THE HELPER"]



 
 

Dominant ["CAPTAIN"]:
 your "favorite and most developed preference [F, T, S, or N]" and  your "favorite" energy direction [E, I];  these two are the "Captain of the Ship".


 
 

Auxiliary ["HELPER"]:
 the "Captain's" opposite preference [i.e., S or N if the "Captain's" is T or F] and  the "Captain's" opposite energy direction [E (manifested) if the "Captain's" is I (hidden) or vice versa];  the "Helper"; these two  preferences "Captain" the OUTER life of the Introvert

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EJs manifest publicly ONLY logic(T) or values(F) Dominantly, as Captain of the Ship.


 
 

IJs manifest publicly NO logic(T) or values(F) Dominantly, as Captain of the Ship.


 
 

EPs manifest publicly ONLY  the five senses(S) or the "sixth" sense(N) Dominantly,
as Captain of the Ship.


 
 

IPs manifest publicly No five senses(S) nor the "sixth" sense(N) Dominantly,
as Captain of the Ship.

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No J extraverts (manifests publicly) Sensing or Intuition as Dominant, as the Ship' s Captain.


 
 

No P extraverts (manifests publicly) Feeling-Values or Thinking-Logic as Dominant, as the Ship's Captain.

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MORE THAN YOU WANTED TO KNOW :-):-)


ALL Extraverts extravert (manifest publicly) their favorite preference (Dominant-"Captain") and third preference (Tertiary-"awkward").


 
 

ALL Extraverts introvert (use from the inner world) their second preference (Auxiliary-"helper") and fourth preference (Inferior-"poor")


 
 

ALL Introverts extravert (manifest publicly) their second preference (Auxiliary-"helper") and fourth preference (Inferior-"poor").


 
 

ALL Introverts introvert (use from the inner world) their favorite preference (Dominant-"Captain") and third preference (Tertiary-"awkward").

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IF YOU ARE A "J" (Judging), YOU WILL EXTRAVERT (MANIFEST TO THE PUBLIC) YOUR JUDGING PREFERENCE -   F or T - IN EITHER THE DOMINANT ("Captain") OR AUXILIARY (Helper) POSITION.


 
 

IF YOU ARE A "P" (Perceiver), YOU WILL EXTRAVERT (MANIFEST TO THE PUBLIC) YOUR PERCEIVING  PREFERENCE - S or N - IN EITHER THE DOMINANT ("Captain") OR AUXILIARY (Helper) POSITION.

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THE EXTRAVERT'S J or P PREFERENCE WILL BE IN THE DOMINANT ["THE
CAPTAIN"] PROCESS.


 
 

 THE INTROVERT'S J or P PREFERENCE WILL BE IN THE AUXILIARY ["THE  HELPER"] PROCESS.

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 WHATEVER THE DOMINANT ["Captain"] IS FOR THE EXTRAVERTED J or P WILL BE THE AUXILIARY ["Helper"] FOR THE INTROVERTED J or P.


 
 

NOTE THAT WHATEVER THE DOMINANT ["Captain"]/AUXILIARY ["Helper"] IS FOR THE EXTRAVERTED J OR P WILL BE THE REVERSE FOR THE INTROVERTED J OR P:
i.e.,


 
 

ESTJ:  extraverted (publicly manifested) thinking ("CAPTAIN"); introverted (hidden from the public) sensing ("HELPER")


 
 

ISTJ:  introverted (hidden from the public) sensing ("CAPTAIN"); extraverted (publicly manifested) thinking ("HELPER")


 
 

AND WHATEVER THE "CAPTAIN" IS FOR THE INTROVERTED J OR P WILL BE THE REVERSE OF THE EXTRAVERTED J OR P:
i.e.,


 
 

ISFP:  introverted (hidden) feeling ("CAPTAIN"); extraverted (public) sensing ("HELPER")


 
 

ESFP:  extraverted (public) sensing ("CAPTAIN"); introverted (hidden) feeling ("HELPER")

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THE INTROVERTS WILL "HIDE" [USE FROM THE INNER WORLD] THEIR DOMINANT ["CAPTAIN"].
[what you "see" is not "all there is"].  Sorry.


 
 

THE EXTRAVERTS WILL "SHOW" THEIR DOMINANT ["CAPTAIN"].
[what you "see" is "what you get"].  Maybe sorry.

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THE TERTIARY AND THE INFERIOR:
 ["THE AWKWARD" AND "THE POOR"]


Tertiary:  the "companion" and least developedpreferenceof the Auxiliary [S if Auxiliary is N; T if the Auxiliary is F or vice versa] and the opposite energy direction [E if the Auxiliary is I] of the Auxiliary;
[if unindividuated, the awkward "companion" preference of the Auxiliary]


 
 

Inferior:  the "companion" preference of the Dominant [S if Dominant is N; T if the Dominant is F or vice versa] andthe opposite energy direction [E if the Dominant is I] of the Dominant;
[if unindividuated, the poor or non-existent "companion" preference of the Dominant]


 

THE SHADOW:
[THE TERTIARY AND THE INFERIOR]
["THE AWKWARD" AND "THE POOR"]


 the Tertiary and the Inferior processes
[if unindividuated, the awkward and poor are virtually non-used preferences]


 
 

YOUR TWO LEAST FAVORITE  PREFERENCES ARE IN YOUR TERTIARY (AWKWARD) AND YOUR INFERIOR (POOR):  THEY MAKE UP YOUR "SHADOW".

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THE OPPOSITE OF YOUR DOMINANT ["CAPTAIN"] IS WHAT YOU ARE HAVING THE MOST PROBLEM BEING:  IT IS YOUR INFERIOR (THE PREFERENCE OF THE POOREST QUALITY).

 FRL