Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Introduction



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* 5/28/08 The Quadras
* 5/25/08 Intertype Relations
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Origins

Socionics is based on Carl Jung's work on Psychological Types, Freud's theory of the conscious and subconscious mind, and Antoni Kępiński's theory of information metabolism. The theory was developed in the 1970s and 80s mainly by the Lithuanian researcher Ausra Augusta (Aušra Augustinavičiūtė), a financier and teacher of political economics. The name socionics is derived from the word "society", since Augusta believed that each personality type has a distinct purpose in society, which can be described and explained by socionics. (Wikipedia.org)

Types

There are 16 types of personalities, each defined by a unique combination of two "Ego" functions, which refer to areas of reality the individual is instinctually aware of and values. Although each of the functions are active within you, two functions will be your dominant method of observing, analyzing, and interacting with the world, and all other functions will be filtered through them.

The Ego functional makeup of the 16 types, which are commonly divided into four "quadras," include:

Alpha Quadra
SiFe: Sensing Ethical Introvert
TiNe: Logical Intuitive Introvert
NeTi: Intuitive Logical Extrovert
FeSi: Ethical Sensing Extrovert
Beta Quadra
NiFe: Intuitive Ethical Introvert
TiSe: Logical Sensing Introvert
SeTi: Sensing Logical Extrovert
FeNi: Ethical Intuitive Extrovert
Delta Quadra
FiNe: Ethical Intuitive Introvert
SiTe: Sensing Logical Introvert
TeSi: Logical Sensing Extrovert
NeFi: Intuitive Ethical Extrovert
Gamma Quadra
FiSe: Ethical Sensing Introvert
NiTe: Intuitive Logical Introvert
TeNi: Logical Intuitive Extrovert
SeFi: Sensing Ethical Extrovert

Intertype Relations

Socionics also includes the study of each types' relation to the other, which come out most noticeably when there is close psychological distance involved, such as with a sibling, parent, roommate, or spouse. These 16 relationships include:
  1. Identity: identical understanding and value.
  2. Duality: ideally complementing understanding and value.
  3. Activity: spur activity.
  4. Mirror: similar interests and ideas, but pay attention to different sides of the coin.
  5. Similarity: similar interests, but value completely different sides of the issue.
  6. Semi-Duality: complementing understanding but different values.
  7. Benefit: a Beneficiary takes interest in and tries to change a Benefactor, as long as he has that 'something special' that only he can provide her.
  8. Super-ego: mutual respect, but little shared common interests.
  9. Contrary: unstable psychological distance; when left together usually compete over strong sides, possibly trying to capture attention of listeners.
  10. Quasi-identity: understanding needs to be filtered, tend to think in different ways, but do tend not to attack eachother's weaknesses.
  11. Conflict: tend to directly attack eachother's weaknesses in argument, different levels of confidence.
  12. Supervision: a Supervisor sees a Supervisee as interesting and capable, but in need of his help and advice; however the Supervisee does not understand what the Supervisor wants, which may irritate the Supervisor. The Supervisee wants to gain recognition from the Supervisor, but her abilities seem to be undervalued.
  13. Look-a-Like: good understanding and cooperation, but differing levels of confidence.
  14. Illusionary: relaxed interesting relations culminate in lack of effort towards achieving goals.
Typing Yourself

I suggest that you type yourself by your Ego function makeup. Read about the qualities of each type from a good Socionics resource. Thoughts about qualities like introversion or extroversion, other functions, quadras, clubs, and intertype relations can be considered second.

Essential Concepts

These will be discussed at length in the section on Structure and Functions.

2 comments:

Diomedies said...
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odor said...

I understand that the main subject of the course is Psychology? or I misunderstood?..

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