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Cognitive Processes – Background Information

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An Overview of Cognitive Processes

What these are and why they are useful There are eight Jungian function-attitudes or Cognitive Processes: Information Gathering (Perceiving) Functions Extraverted Sensing (Se) and Introverted Sensing (Si) Extraverted Intuiting (Ne) and Introverted Intuiting (Ni) Decision Making (Judging) Functions Extraverted Thinking (Te) and Introverted Thinking (Ti) Extraverted Feeling (Fe) and Introverted Feeling (Fi) We all can […]

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What are Cognitive Processes and why are they useful

Cognitive Processes: Represent the ways we gather information and make decisions. There are four Perceiving (Gathering Information) Functions and four Decision Making (Judging) Functions Reflect what type of information we naturally gravitate towards and what criteria do we then use to make decisions. Features Benefits Desribes what the MBTI “four-letter code”  actually represents Reduces stereotyping […]

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Simple Definitions of Cognitive Processes

Function Description Se: Extraverted Sensing (Experiencing) Being drawn outward for the immediate, acute uptake and exploration of sensory data from the external world through senses such as sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell. Si:  Introverted Sensing (Recalling) Pulling inward to recall past experiences and compare the present information to a historical data bank of stored […]

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