PT2: Emergent Properties 2

In this article we’ll explore what cognitive type is at multiple levels/scales of analysis simultaneously. In order to do this, we need to be equipped with a framework of interpretation that is sufficiently multi-layered to make sense of it –else we risk collapsing a complex reality (and indeed the psyche is exceedingly complex) into a paradigm too narrow to hold …

The Types When Submerged

The word “submerged” refers to the psychological state of being involuntarily weighed down by the bowels of the unconscious, whether through archetypes, symbols or dreams. It is a state in which the mind is battling against certain contents and the energies of the individual are driven to address this internal narrative. Carl Jung, during 1913-1916 entered one such state of …

PT1: What really is Cognitive Type?

In brief, the Cognitive Type (CT) research project is an investigation into what elements of a person’s psychology can be reliably predicted by the analysis of facial expressions, body mannerisms, voice tone and gesticulation styles. The discernment of psychology through these face/body expressions is called vultology, and in our research we have found roughly 110 vultology signals (known as the …

PT2: Emergent Properties

In this article we’ll explore what cognitive type is at multiple levels/scales of analysis simultaneously. In order to do this, we need to be equipped with a framework of interpretation that is sufficiently multi-layered to make sense of it –else we risk collapsing a complex reality (and indeed the psyche is exceedingly complex) into a paradigm too narrow to hold …

PT3: CT Methodology vs Jungian Typologies

In this article we’ll discuss where exactly CT stands in relation to all other psychometric and typological systems, as well as how it approaches its methodology & research. The Problem of Psychometrics Psychometric systems select the categories they wish to highlight, build conceptual definitions for those categories, then sort people according to those definitions. Examples of psychometric architectures are the …

Why MBTI Mistypes Everyone

Before we begin this topic we must define “What is a mistype?” Cognitive Type and MBTI are two separate systems, and therefore the two typing systems may not always cross over, so that being a type in one may have no correlation to any given type in the other. We can rightly say that it’s possible to be INFP in …

Si: Metabolism, Vultology, Behaviorism, Mythology

This page is dedicated to describing Si the information metabolism process. We’ll be discussing how, by consequence of its cognitive operation, vultological and behavioral effects necessarily manifest as well as a psychological myth that often permeates one’s life. Energetics Pi Category Conductor General Attitudes: Introverted, Sensing, Perception Metabolism This summary is still being written. For a full description of Si’s …

X-1: Flat Affect

Visual Description: This signal is defined by a heaviness falling over the eyes/brow, distinct from Pi/Ni/Si. While Ni’s signal looks cunning, and retains an animation to the eyes, in the flat affect the eyes lose all magic or life. The corners of the lips are continually being pulled downward, and the cheeks also experience some atrophy. Talking often comes out …