The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), based on Jung's theory of psychological type, reports your preferences on four scales. Each scale represents two opposite preferences. The four letters that make up your type can help you understand yourself and your interactions with others.
What Do The Letters Mean?
There are 8 letters that are used, and they make up sixteen possible Myers-Briggs Types. The letters and what they represent are:
People who prefer Extraversion tend to focus on the outer world of people and things.
People who prefer Introversion tend to focus on the inner world of ideas and impressions.
People who prefer Sensing tend to focus on the present and the concrete information gained from their senses.
People who prefer Intuition tend to focus on the future, with a view toward patterns and possibilities.
People who prefer Thinking tend to base their decisions on logic and objective analysis of cause and effect.
People who prefer Feeling tend to base their decisions primarily on values and on subjective evaluation of person-centered concerns.
People who prefer Judgment tend to like a planned and organized approach to life and prefer to have things settled. They are more scheduling with thier activities. J types prefer "the destination" over "the journey".
People who prefer Perception tend to flexible and spontaneous approach to life and things settled. They are less scheduling with their activities and prefer to keep their options open. They are more probing with their activities. "P" types prefer "the journey" over "the destination".
|S = Sensing Types - SJ & SP||N = iNtuitive Types - NF & NT|
|TRADITIONALISTS (SJ)||EXPERIENCERS (SP)||IDEALISTS (NF)||CONCEPTUALISTS (NT)|