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What is the region beta paradox? And why does it matter?
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What is the region beta paradox? And why does it matter?

The "region beta paradox" is a phenomenon that can be observed in the field of psychology, particularly in the study of memory and emotion. It refers to the fact that while people are able to easily remember specific details of a particular event or experience, they tend to have a harder time remembering the broader context or overall "big picture" of that event. This phenomeno...

Sensing vs Intuitive
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Sensing vs Intuitive

I used to work with Wendy, my EA, back in the day. She was great, I hired her for her precision, as she was an uber Sensing type, not even a tiny trace of ‘N’ as I needed everything grounded, and

Are Thinking types really driven by logic?
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Are Thinking types really driven by logic?

Well… they like to think so! And it has to be said that when you need an objective, dispassionate head on a matter, they can be superb at focusing on the facts, evidence, weighing options and coming

The ‘additional scale,’ Judging vs Perceiving
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The ‘additional scale,’ Judging vs Perceiving

Jung identified the initial E-I, S-N and T-F scales and then Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother Katharine Cook Briggs added that final scale, Judging vs Perceiving. But why did they come up with it, a

Multitasking and failing at 200MPH
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Multitasking and failing at 200MPH

It was agreed before the season began, had the best engine and Charles is an incredibly talented driver, so what is going wrong?

Super-strengths according to personality type
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Super-strengths according to personality type

Sometimes, when discussing personality types, we can focus on the negatives, where each type is not so good or needs to develop.Here we thought it might be a good time to celebrate the strengths,

Each Type and their Feelings
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Each Type and their Feelings

Sure, there are thinking types and feeling types, we all get that. But what do each of the sixteen types think about feelings