INTP - Designer Theorizer
*Adapted from Linda
V. Berens and Dario Nardi, Understanding Yourself and Others:
An Introduction to the Personality Type Code (Used with permission)
The theme for INTPs is designing and configuring.
Talents lie in grasping the underlying principles of something and defining its essential qualities.
Seek to define precisely and bring coherence to systems based on the pattern of organization that is naturally there.
Easily notice inconsistencies.
Enjoy elegant theories and models for their own sake and for use in solving technical and human problems.
Interested in theorizing, analyzing, and learning.
Thrive on exploring, understanding, and explaining how the world works.
INTP - Pattern of Processes
THE PRIMARY PROCESSES
||Analyzing, categorizing, and evaluating according to principles
||Interpreting situations and relationships and pickup meanings and interconnections to other contexts
||Reviewing and recalling past experiences and seeking detailed data
||Connecting and considering others and the group
THE SHADOW PROCESSES
||Segmenting, organizing for efficiency, and systematizing
||Foreseeing implications, transformations, and likely effects
||Experiencing and acting in the immediate context.
||Valuing and considering importance, beliefs, and worth