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  1. Confirmation bias and choices

    General Psychology
    So I was thinking about the choices people make and bias. To be more elaborate I was specifically wondering if confirmation bias can influence people to make the worst choices when choosing from a group of options they perceive as bad. So to start off correct me if I'm wrong, but in a nutshell...
  2. School dances, an unknown date, and a big decision for an INFP to make.

    Advice Center
    I am an INFP, and I just got asked to a school dance by someone I know of but have never talked to before. I don't know who his friends are, but I'm pretty sure that I at least one of them knows me. After all why else would he have asked me? Being the INFP that I am, I don't want to say no...
  3. [ENTP] What are you guys studying/have studied/going to study at University and where, why?

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    I'm going to be studying international relations and politics at the University of Sheffield in England. My strong subjects in high school were English, Geography and History so I chose it based on that.
  4. What are you thinking about?

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  5. [INFJ] Juxtaposed Life Decisions

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I need to vent and i don't have anybody in life who i could ask for advice so i'll say it here, Perhaps i can find some reassurance or insight from like-minded individuals. First off, i'd like to apologize for the long rant in advance. Eight months ago, i landed an opportunity that i had been...
  6. What are you thinking about?

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  7. [INTP] Staying healthy as an intp

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    how to become a bit more motivated as this lazy type :wink::bored: make healthful choices when you see no reason (diabetes is not a strong enough deterrent) to deny yourself an entire pie.... Tips that will help intps everywhere specifically
  8. This or That

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  9. [INFJ] I'm not great at the advice, can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Dating Q: I'm not great at the advice, can I interest you in a sarcastic comment? So, hi, I'm new here. I'm not familiar with the functions, but was so relieved/content to discover I was an INFJ a few years ago. So much to discover, such a relief to know there’s a reason why for so many things...
  10. [INFP] How do INFP's choose their careers?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Lately I've been at a crossroads. I used to really be into the idea of becoming a film editor. I used to go to a small school and it was easy to be known for my video editing skills and creativity. However, I moved to a big high school last year and feel that I've lost touch with my creativity...
  11. [INFP] Life struggles

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hello, I just want to share my story. Maybe you can give me some advice or just support. I'm an INFP and I also have mild social anxiety problem. I am overaly happy with my life. I'm very optimistic, but I love melancholy. I don't want to write complete INFP characteristic :-) That is not the...
  12. [INFP] What made you this way? [The nature vs nurture debate]

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hi all, It's true people's MBTI preferences can change over time, but in my case they've been fairly stable for over 15 years. I feel like any changes I've experienced have been learned or developed as a result of necessity (work, relationships etc) but my actual preferences, my core self, has...
  13. What Degree Should I choose?

    Education & Career Talk
    Hello, I've going to sign up for uni, hopefully this month but I'm having difficulty choosing a subject. I' m choosing a part time course so the options are limited...( Not to mention some are blocked out either because of my subject choices or because of my sheer unwillingness to do the subject...
  14. [ENFP] An ENFP on Liberty

    ENFP Articles
    A post by @Vishalmisra Whether the reader of this article is an ENFP, or indeed knows an ENFP; they should (theoretically) report a love of individual freedom as characteristic to the ENFP mindset. So what does liberty mean to the ENFP? The ENFP is a strange creature, we are swift to resist...
  15. [INTP] If You Had a Time Machine, but Only One Chance to Use It, Where Would You Go?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    If you had somehow acquired a time device of sorts that would allow you to go visit any time period, where would you go, and why? You are able to affect people with your actions, but can only choose one location, as the device will only work twice: once to take you where you wish and once more...
  16. Arriving at decisions.

    Cognitive Functions
    So I know you can't use the action some does to determine their cognitive type (as pretty much any function order is able arrive at the same result). It is how someone thinks, that is perceiving and judging the world, that determines which cognitive functions an individual prefers. So I thought...
  17. [ENFP] ( Poem) shall I..

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    Shall I…. Shall I be the hero, the knight, the king? Or will I wear the robes of darkness, as the bells of death ring... Shall I be as the morning, refreshing as the first light and small drops of dew? Or will I destroy my soul, and become as cold as winter moons. Shall I bring forth the light...
  18. [INTP] "Career" choice- How to reconcile curiosity with the times of specialisation?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    "Career" choice- How to reconcile curiosity with the times of specialisation? Hello, I'm a high school student and apparently, choices that I'll make soon might determine my whole life. In order not to regret too much, I keep analyzing what really suits me best, but haven't come to a final...
  19. Limitless

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    I think I may have left the wrong impression with my words in my last note, "It's Finally Over." I want to clear some things up. I appreciate what each of you has said in response, but I want to be clear that my words were not meant to be a pity party to gain sympathy or to demonstrate some form...
  20. It's Finally Over

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    I'm not really sure what I want to write. I just have a bunch of thoughts taking space up in my head and I wanted to get them out. As I was entering this final semester of classes we found out that my husband lost his job, which provided us our home, and we were faced with yet another...
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