Post by The Doctor on Jan 16, 2018 14:23:47 GMT -5
It's becoming increasingly apparent to me that the frequency of cognitive functions signals are indicative of their use, regardless of whether or not they fit any given type model.
For example, a person who exhibits Fe, Fi, Te, and Ti signals is in fact using Fe, Fi, Te, and Ti in the proportions that these VR signals are displayed. According to Jung, everyone uses all of the functions. Typology is about preferences and tendencies.
The reason I'm posting this is to remind everyone that the human mind isn't binary, and these models are based on leanings, not absolutes. If you see VR signals of all 8 functions in a subject, that might actually be the case. The trick is to accurately determine signals and then focus on which signals are the most commonly expressed to determine preferences. If a subject expresses Fe and Te signals more than Fi and Ti signals, you have a subject who leans Je. From there determine if Fe or Te is the more commonly used. If they seem equally expressed, consider Fi and Ti to break the tie.
While some people are textbook examples of type models, some are not, and that's perfectly normal. Some people have clear preferences, and other people have more generalized use of functions. Typing these people will require more discernment to determine where their actual preferences lie. But, everyone does have preferences. Some people are just less extreme in their preferences than most.
All that to say, keep up the good work, and don't let yourself get too caught up trying to match a subject to any given type model. Instead, focus on the signals that the subject is exhibiting and work from there.
Last Edit: Jan 16, 2018 14:25:33 GMT -5 by The Doctor
Disclaimer: Everything I say here is my OPINION. Please keep that in mind.