Extraverted Sensing

A beginner's guide to the cognitive functions in #personality theory

An Introduction to the Cognitive Functions in Myers-Briggs® Theory

Here at Psychology Junkie I spend a LOT of time talking about the cognitive functions, and I realized just recently that I don't have a post that really goes into each of those functions very clearly. That's about to change as of today! There are so many misconceptions about the cognitive…


Understanding ESFP Sensing

"You do indeed have a past, but not now! And, yes, you have a future, but not now! You can consume your now with thoughts of 'then' and 'maybe', but that will keep you from the inner peace you could experience." - Wayne Dyer, an ESFP ESFPs have a special place in my heart. In fact, I would dare to…


The Cognitive Functions Expressed in Famous Quotes

There is a lot of information out there about the cognitive functions, but sometimes the best way to understand them is to see them in action. I see a lot of sensors who think they are intuitives until they're around an intuitive, or Fi users who think they're Fe users, Te users who think they use…


Understanding ESTP Sensing

"No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, for a great cause." - Theodoore Roosevelt, an ESTP ESTPs embody a practical intelligence, easy confidence, and a physical finesse that many other types can only dream of. These…