The Psychological Scales
The four psychological scales are as follows:
This deals with our flow of energy.
Extroverts are stimulated by events and people external to themselves. They show their feelings, learn by talking, and work well in groups.
Introverts prefer private reflection, self-examination, and self-discovery. They hide their feelings, prefer to work alone, and learn by watching.
ensing – [IN]tuition
This is how we learn information.
Sensing people use their five physical senses (sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell) to interpret the world. They like real-life examples, prefer practical exercises, and get the facts while possibly missing the main idea.
Intuitive people prefer to rely on instincts. They work based on hunches and feelings, use their imagination, and get the main idea while missing some of the facts.
[T]hinking – [F]eeling
This is how we make decisions.
Thinking people use logic and objective criteria. They ask 'Why?' and enjoy debates.
Feeling people use their values and subjective ideas. They use lots of words, and they prefer harmony, agreement, and helping others.
[J]udging – [P]erceiving
This is how we deal with the world.
Judging people are purposeful, and they like structure, plans, rules, and organization.
Perceiving people take a laid-back, relaxed approach. They're flexible, open to change, and like to explore.
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