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  • Perceiving Cognitive Processes: Intuition & Sensing

    The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test and framework have popularized the concepts of extroversion, introversions and the cognitive processes that you probably have heard of: Thinking vs Feeling, Intuition vs Sensing. However, these concepts were first introduced in the early 20th century by Carl Gustav Jung (1875 – 1961), a famous Swiss psychiatrist … Continue reading “Perceiving Cognitive Processes: Intuition & Sensing”

  • Introversion vs Extroversion: A Jungian Perspective

    Carl Gustav Jung (1875 – 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. While his predecessor, Sigmund Feud, explored the personal unconscious, Carl Jung studied and developed the unconscious further to show the collective unconscious, which represents a form of the unconscious common to mankind as a whole. Carl Jung was the … Continue reading “Introversion vs Extroversion: A Jungian Perspective”

  • Valid or pseudo science? A brief history of the MBTI

    Carl Jung and cognitive functions Carl Gustav Jung (1875 – 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. He was one of the best students and confidants of Sigmund Freud, a forefather of modern psychology who is well known for the discovery and study of the unconscious. The unconscious is defined as … Continue reading “Valid or pseudo science? A brief history of the MBTI”

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