Myers-Briggs Type Indicator/Conceptualizer

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Introduction | Four polar dimensions: E/I, S/N, T/F, J/P | Four basic temperaments: SJ, SP, NT, NF | The sixteen types
QuickTyping | At work | Criticisms | Further reading

The Rational is another name for the Intuitive Thinking. This includes four personality types: the ENTJ, ENTP, INTJ, and INTP. About 15% of the population are Rationals. Some of the most famous Rationals were Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, and Dwight D. Eisenhower.


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The Rational is more comfortable thinking in the abstract, doing so in an analytical, objective way. As an iNtuitive, the NT is not particularly given to sports.


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This temperament is the quintessential professor, living in academia and in his or her own deep thoughts about something or other.


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The Rational tends to be roundabout in explanations and may not be very aware of how others feel.


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This temperament often ignores rules of fashion, having more important things to concern themselves with, preferring function over all else. It is not uncommon for a Perceiving NT to neglect personal hygiene. Many Perceivers will not hesitate to walk around naked. If a Judger, the NT will take more care of his or her appearance. A number of Judgers tend to have an asexual look.


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