Direction of the 3rd cognitive function in MBTI

Of late I have been reviewing one of the ideas of modern cognitive function theory, the idea that in the ‘stack’ of cognitive functions the 3rd function has, again, the same orientation as the primary function¬† i.e. extraverted or introverted. Proving it either way, seems quite difficult – the orientations of functions are difficult to… Continue reading Direction of the 3rd cognitive function in MBTI

Positive and Negative Parts of Centres

“You must understand that each center is divided into three parts in conformity with the primary division of centers into ‘thinking,’ ’emotional,’ and ‘moving.’ On the same principle each of these parts in its turn is divided into three. In addition, from the very outset each center is divided into two parts: positive and negative.… Continue reading Positive and Negative Parts of Centres

Triarray

Here’s an update on the theory I’ve been putting together where a ‘centre’ in a given orientation predicts centre orientations of other centres. At present I’m calling this ‘triarray’ in contrast to the standard ‘tritype’ theory. The theory goes, as before: a type occupies either a ‘neutralizing’ stance to its main centre (369), a negative… Continue reading Triarray

Expanding the concept of “Mu types”

Summary This particular blogpost marks some significant shifts in my thinking, with ideas in some places adding to and in some places altering some of my prior ones. In the past I put forward an ‘alternate model of centre use’ [mostly superceded now but link here: https://chrisblog662.wordpress.com/2017/09/22/an-alternate-model-of-centre-use-by-type/– which was contrary to the standard Hurley-Donson model… Continue reading Expanding the concept of “Mu types”