Thursday, May 21, 2015

Comparison of Introverted and Extroverted Functions

This is a comparison of each preference: Intuition, Feeling, Thinking, and Sensing manifests itself when it is used in the internal world of thought (introversion) or in the outside physical world (extoversion).


INTROVERTED INTUITION EXTROVERTED INTUITION

situation helps understanding                            inner understanding to help situation
(examples illustrate)



change understanding                                      change situation

possibilities not restricted by reality scanning for possibilities

creative- art, ideas                                          Art, invent, politics, adventure

expression difficult– write expression easy

share understandings                                      Start new things

Judging- share, practical                                 Judging-  evaluation, complete
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INTROVERTED FEELING                           EXTROVERTED FEELING

judge life by                                                  Follow social rules

ignore unacceptable;   
adapt situation to individual                            Adapts individual to situation

abstract ideals                                                Ideal of culture

values from within; abstractions                     Accepts ideals of community

goal protect /maintain inner life                       Goal form and maintain harmonious
and realize inner ideal                                     Relationships

feelings overpowering;                                   Expresses feelings easily
difficult to express                                        Creates sympathy and understanding

may not find expression                                 May suppress own feelings

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INTROVERTED THINKING EXTROVERTED THINKING

subjective - basic patterns                              Objective - facts

abstract ideal                                                Experience- facts

soundness- inner experiences                        Soundness- outside facts

goal- questions, creating theories                   Goal- solve practical problems

insight, fit facts into theory                            Discover and classify facts, criticism,          
                                                                        mediation of ideas, planning programs

focuses on similarities                                   Dwells on details

use only facts fit idea                                     Multiply facts

inner thought activity                                     Series concrete ideas set in action
                                                                          by new  Perception

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INTROVERTED SENSING                        EXTROVERTED SENSING

subjective                                                   Objective

meaning not object counts                            Values object

impressions, meaning                                  Sees concrete reality

ideas based basic patterns                             Enjoys moment

concentrated on what is important                Attention on strongest stimulus

notices what interests                                  Enjoys pleasure

may not communicate needs Judging            Without judging function
                                                                       will have no moral sense

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