Monday, June 21, 2010

Extroverted Sensing (Se) – Cognitive Functions

What Is It?

Extroverted Sensing (Se) is an external “stimulus” perception function that gives us information based on the present physical environment using the 5 basic senses that we can use to make decisions.

Who uses it?

  • As a dominant function (most stimulated by) – ESTP, ESFP
  • As a auxiliary function (supporting the dominant function) – ISTP, ISFP
  • As a tertiary function – ENTJ, ENFJ
  • As an inferior function (most drained by) – INTJ, INFJ

What are it's characteristics and themes?

  • Present orientation
  • Sensual Experience
  • Alertness
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Passion for life

For more about the cognitive functions and how to further develop their use check out Functions of Type: Activities for Developing the Eight Jungian Functions 

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