Posted by Dee (126.96.36.199) on August 16, 2003 at 10:52:03:
In Reply to: Re: TYPE 4 posted by Bertram Ostrer (188.8.131.52) on August 16, 2003 at 08:53:18:
> > No joke! I can meet someone and within minutes pickup their type and speak by mirroring them.
> Your claim to that ability is perfectly credible. In fact, since the psychological qualities proper to a type ordinarily convey themselves nonverbally more than otherwise, intuition makes the most sense for type estimation.
> Interestingly, people who use their "radar" to guess people's types agree on this level more often than do people who try to match overgeneralized behavior patterns systematically with types.
> Admittedly, I find some Fives and NT's among the poorest type-spotters, though they analyze people earnestly. Befittingly, both character elements can hinder personal intuition - Five for fear of involvement, and NT for impersonal perspective.
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