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INFJ Left-brainers? Is there such a thing?

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So I have recently come across a book that describes some of the differences between extraverts and introverts, one of my favorites sub-sections of personality temperaments. (The Introvert Advantage by Marti Laney). The book also differentiates between left-brained and right-brained introverts, something that I had never thought to consider when thinking about our own introverted type.

So I read through the descriptions, and even though I have always tested consistently as an INFJ (Feeling being a very important part of this), I keep getting directed in the left-brained direction, a process that is based on logic.

Which isn't really a problem except that it completely goes against the Feeling side of the inFj spectrum.

Some of the different traits between the two are:

Left-Brainers- analyze pros and cons before taking action, are usually neat and tidy, give concrete examples when describing something, are keenly aware of time, proceed one step at a time, likes to focus on one task at a time, is idea-oriented, seek exact solutions.

Right-Brainers- Playful in solving problems, respond to events with emotion, interpret body language easily, have a good sense of humor, improvise, use metaphors or analogies when describing something, deal with several problems at once, not realize all that you know.

I was wondering if any of you had ever tested you brain in this way, and are there any left-brained INFJs out there? And what does this mean in terms of our emotions if our brains by default are logic-based?

I'm open to any sorts of theory and discussion!
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I think like ertwert.

I've also got 52% left and 48% right

Your Left Brain Percentages
47% Reality-based (Your most dominant characteristic)
44% Sequential
27% Verbal
25% Symbolic
22% Linear
17% Logical (Your least dominant characteristic)

Your Right Brain Percentages
46% Concrete (Your most dominant characteristic)
39% Random
29% Intuitive
25% Nonverbal
20% Fantasy-oriented
18% Holistic (Your least dominant characteristic)

Also, if you look at the functions above, you see that i.e. many INFJ might be good at verbal or symbolic, and lack therefore of concrete because of the Ni. So the left/right brain hasn't only to do with feeling or thinking, but with all the other functions (like Ni, Se and so on), as well.
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Well I guess you just shot down my drug theory. XD
Well, I'd vote for it XD
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