Why you’re probably not INxx in CT The vast majority of people who come into the Cognitive Type community come from a Myers-Briggs background in which they identify as INFJ, INFP, INTJ, or INTP. And the majority of them are none of the four. This article is dedicated to explaining why this is, and what […]Continue reading "Why you’re probably not “INxx” in CT"
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 […]Continue reading "What really is Cognitive Type?"
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 […]Continue reading "CT Methodology vs Jungian Typologies"
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 […]Continue reading "Why MBTI Mistypes Everyone"
Human variability is potentially infinite, but it is infinite within certain fixed parameters. Just as the number 1.666… can be subdivided to no end, while still always having a definite range between 1.6 and 1.7, human variability can be classified in like form. These infinite variations themselves become smaller and smaller, with a few set […]Continue reading "Psychoanalytical System"
As we are each drafted into this life and into a society we did not select, the greatest pressure we face is conformity to the demands of this social architecture. Whether that involves schooling, the work force, a religion, parental pressures or any other obligations – no child escapes this initial challenge. Our nature (type) […]Continue reading "Developmental Journey"
This article is not yet written, however there is a discussion about this topic here: https://cognitivetype.com/forums/topic/socionics-ausra-augustinaviciute/ And for a brief summary of Cognitive Type’s relationship to Socionics, below is an excerpt from the book on the subject. ON SOCIONICS Function Quadrants Of the theories that have spun off from Jung’s original work Psychological Types (1921), I’ve […]Continue reading "Socionics’ Relationship to CT"
This page is not yet written, however in the meantime you can visit this forum thread for a discussion on the topic: https://cognitivetype.boards.net/thread/1720/ct-humorism-alchemyContinue reading "Humorism’s Relationship to CT"
How much does type factor into the diagnoses we or our loved ones end up receiving at the psychiatrists’ office? How accurate are DSM-5 labels anyhow, and do they really define who we are? Is what I have really depression? Is it really mania? How can I understand what is happening to me or those […]Continue reading "Understanding loved ones & Misdiagnoses"
Is he the right one for me? Have I found my soulmate? Or will differences in our nature cause irreconcilable trouble down the line? These can be some of the most important questions of our life, and deserve a serious answer. But first I have to get a few things out of the way, starting […]Continue reading "Who’s the Ideal Pairing for my Type?"