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  1. What is the relationship between type 9 and dissociation?

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    Disclaimer: English is not my first language. Disclaimer 2: I am really, really, really ignorant in regards to the Enneagram. Please, excuse this. My tritype is either 549 or 594. Recently, while I realized I had a marked resemblance with type 9 descriptions when I had always simply thought...
  2. Choose One Face That disturbs You The most From This Photo....

    Socionics Forum
    State your Socionics type and choose one face that disturbs you the most from this photo and once I get enough responses I'll tell you what each one means.
  3. [INFP] romanticising sadness, over-narrativising myself - any INFPs experience this?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    i've already posted an almost entirely similar post on the psychology forum, but i wanted to hear specifically from INFPs, so i've copy-pasted a huge chunk of it. (too lazy to rewrite.) this has a lot to do with two facets of my psyche. 1) i've been influenced by the romanticisation of...
  4. i think i overnarrativise myself - any psychological insight?

    General Psychology
    this has a lot to do with two facets of my psyche. 1) i've been influenced by the romanticisation of sadness, and i'm aware of it. you know what i'm talking about - the whole online trend of glorifying sadness and emotion. i first bought into it almost ten years ago, for probably about three...
  5. how do we form beliefs or opinions?

    Myers Briggs Forum
    I suppose I could look this up somewhere on a psychology website somewhere but I am interested in personal experiences or different perspectives on this. As an INTP, I know how I form opinions and beliefs. I will give an example, there is some new theory out there, someone tells me about it...
  6. Curse of Apathy

    General Psychology
    Apathy (not from google or any kind of source), is a state in which the person involved lacks motivation and interest in tasks, things, or life. Apathy can have many sources, such as emotional trauma, depression, personality imbalance, etc. My question to you, have you ever been apathetic or...
  7. Authoritarian personality: The limit of psychology?

    Member Polls
    Hi everybuddy :oh:, This will not be a poll so to say but there is a personality test at the end of the thread which you can answer and then publish your results, if you wish to do so, and add any comments (on the test). Disclaimer, I'm not judging people on their intents or on their...
  8. On the Subjects of Unconditional Love and Unconditional Belief

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Unconditional Love and Unconditional Belief are present in everyone, and they are matters of choice, much like happiness, thoughts and expectations are choices. Certain people might choose Unconditional Love, while others are more prone to Unconditional Belief. Unconditional Love means to love...
  9. "Putting yourself below others" From an Energetics Point of View

    General Psychology
    There is a saying that we must "put ourselves below others", so as to better respect-understand them, be more patient with them, and attract them to us. It's like how water flows from high places to low places, so if we are below, then others will come to us. However, this does not mean knowing...
  10. Spurious Correlation, or (Potential) Proof of Difference Between MBTI Types?

    General Psychology
    As is often the case with studies or other inquiry and observation, you sometimes learn something you weren't expecting to. In the case of a survey I created (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LJJXJPJ if you wish to fill it out, it's about MBTI & Addicitons, Mental Health), the data so far isn't...
  11. *Survey*--- MBTI & Addiction, Mental Illness

    General Psychology
    Hey all, I created a survey comparing MBTI types with various mental disorders, addictions, and personality disorders. The survey is anonymous and is being used solely for the purpose of personal research (I’m not affiliated with any company, and it’s not being used for a University program...
  12. Vantage Sensitivity: Why being a Highly Sensitive Person is often a good thing

    General Psychology
    Here's a talk given by Highly Sensitive Person author Elaine Aron: The important thing to understand is: while it's true that Highly Sensitive People suffer more than Less Sensitive People from negative stimuli, from bad environments and experiences, etc., they also benefit more than Less...
  13. Your "True Self" is really the reputation you want others to see

    General Psychology
    From the journal Review of General Psychology, this article: "Stalking the True Self Through the Jungles of Authenticity: Problems, Contradictions, Inconsistencies, Disturbing Findings—and a Possible Way Forward" by Roy F. Baumeister First Published April 26, 2019...
  14. Do you want to read more? "READING IS GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN?"

    General Psychology
    This video was kind of inspiring. I used to be a book worm but getting older the books have been left on the shelf, this year I made a goal to read at least 10 books as starting small is a good way to begin a larger goal " one day I want to read 100 books in a year" so far I have read 4 and a...
  15. Being seen as nice - "Affective Presence". Question: Is it authentic?

    General Psychology
    Hello. There is this idea of 'affective presence' where you insulate others from your emotions, and are able to provide a consistent face of equilibrium to others and can elicit the same kinds of reactions from others. This ability makes such people more agreeable to others, says current...
  16. INTJ vs INFJ Psychiatrist

    Cognitive Functions
    A psychiatrist is required to be empathetic and very analytical about their patients' emotions, thinking patterns, and overall well-being. A very strong use of Fe therefore seems to be a must. Yet, both INTJ and INFJ are the most commonly chosen types that people would believe are most likely to...
  17. Subjectivity of Psychological Science & and Type Searching

    Myers Briggs Forum
    ^ This is a link to a brief talk by Michael Pierce about why some people struggle to type themselves. I think as an INTJ (or whatever fckn type I am), subjective confirmation of type is partially acceptable and partially... not inevitable enough. Pierce's discussion of how different functions...
  18. [ISTP] Help: Career Advice. ISTP who majored in psychology

    ISTP Forum - The Mechanics
    Please delete this thread! ISTP ..................................................................................................................................................
  19. Participants desperately needed! MSc Forensic Psychology Study

    General Psychology
    https://uclan.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6fW7xdxw25N1FS5 Hello! My friend is doing her MSc Forensic Psychology dissertation. However, due to extremely incomplete questionnaires she has had to omit over 100 responses from her study and does not have enough to do an analysis - therefore can't...
  20. Take Part In A Psychology Study! [U.K. Participants]

    General Psychology
    Hello! My name is Emma Rose and I am currently studying for a MSc (Hons) in Forensic Psychology. Part of this degree requires a dissertation project. If you would like to take part in a study looking at the relationship between personality, nationality, hate crime, and opinions of different...
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