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Mental Functions and Time Perception

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The four mental functions of Perception and how they perceive Time differently according to Jung's and Myers-Briggs psychological type theory.

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Mental Functions and Time Perception

  1. 1. Time Perception according to mental function Presented by http://type.michaeljpastor.com ©type.michaeljpastor.com
  2. 2. Time moves forward <ul><li>The laws of physics (particularly entropy) forces time in a forward motion. </li></ul><ul><li>It is only through memory that we can time travel to the past. </li></ul><ul><li>Each Perception mental function perceives and orients to time differently. </li></ul>©type.michaeljpastor.com
  3. 3. Se – Extraverted Sensing From present to next Living in “the moment.” “ Only for a moment and the moment’s gone…” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Se – as seen in xSxP psychological types
  4. 4. Si – Introverted Sensing From past to present Living in “one’s memories.” “ Past reaction informs present perception…” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Si – as seen in xSxJ psychological types
  5. 5. Ne – Extraverted iNtuition From present to future Living in “possibilites.” “ Present facts are seeds for possible futures” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Ne – as seen in xNxP psychological types
  6. 6. Ni – Introverted iNtuition Infinity – from the past to the future, skipping the present Living in “unreality.” “ Once upon A time…” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Ni – as seen in xNxJ psychological types
  7. 7. Ni – Introverted iNtuition Infinity – from the past to the future, skipping the present Living in “unreality.” “ Once upon A time…” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Ni – as seen in xNxJ psychological types Another possible way that Ni perceives time? Infinite possible timelines but only one that comes true…
  8. 8. Ne – Extraverted iNtuition From present to future Living in “possibilites.” “ Present facts are seeds for possible futures” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Si – Introverted Sensing From past to present Living in “one’s memories.” “ Past performance indicates present performance…”
  9. 9. Se – Extraverted Sensing From present to next Living in “the moment.” “ Only for a moment and the moment’s gone…” ©type.michaeljpastor.com Ni – Introverted iNtuition Infinity Living in “unreality.” “ Once upon A time…”
  10. 10. Summary <ul><li>We use all four mental functions of Perception. </li></ul><ul><li>We prefer at least one, as the Dominant or Auxiliary. </li></ul><ul><li>This preference affects the resultant overall Type. </li></ul><ul><li>The lower the preference, the less influence. </li></ul>©type.michaeljpastor.com
  11. 11. ©type.michaeljpastor.com Se Ni Si Ne ENFP ENTP Si Ne Se Ni ENFJ ENTJ Se Ni Ne Trickster Ni Si Ne Demonic Ne Se Ni Anim__ Ne Ni INFJ INTJ Si Se ESFP ESTP Si Ni Se ISFP ISTP INFP INTP ESFJ ESTJ ISFJ ISTJ Shared P Types Ni Se Critic Se Adversary Si Ne Child Ne Si Parent Si Hero

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