Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Introverted Intuition (Ni) – Cognitive Functions

What Is It?

Introverted intuition is an internal “worldview” perception function that gives us information based on future conceptual visions processed via patterns and impressions, that we can use to make decisions.

Who uses it?

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

What are it's characteristics and themes?

  • Imagination
  • Visionary
  • Global
  • Insightful
  • Speculation
  • Detachment
  • Independence

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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