You present a cool exterior but are privately passionate about reason, analysis, and innovation. You seek to create complex systems of understanding to unify the principles you’ve observed in your environments. your minds are complicated and active, and you will go to great mental lengths trying to devise ingenious solutions to interesting problems.
You are typically non-traditional, and more likely to reason out your own individual way of doing things than to follow the crowd. You are suspicious of assumptions and conventions, and eager to break apart ideas that others take for granted. You are merciless when analyzing concepts and beliefs, and hold little sacred. You are often baffled by other people who remain loyal to ideology that doesn’t make logical sense.
Your personality type has the following traits
Love theory and abstract ideas
Truth Seekers – you want to understand things by analyzing underlying principles and structures
Value knowledge and competence above all else
Have very high standards for performance, that you apply to yourself
Independent and original, possibly eccentric
Work best alone, and value autonomy
Have no desire to lead or follow
Dislike mundane detail
Not particularly interested in the practical application of your work
Creative and insightful
Usually brilliant and ingenius
Trust your own insights and opinions above others
Live primarily inside your own minds, and may appear to be detached and uninvolved with other people
As introverts, you prefer spending time alone for the most part. Unlike extroverts, who gain energy from interacting with a wide group of people, you must expend energy in social situations. After being around a lot of people, you might feel like you need to spend some time alone to recharge and find balance. While you may be shy around people they do not know well, you tend to be warm and friendly with their close group of family and friends.
You can be very independent and place a great deal of emphasis on personal freedom and autonomy. In some cases, you can be aggravated by authority figures, particularly those that you feel are trying to suppress your ability to think and act for themselves. Because of this, you typically do best in careers as they you a great deal of flexibility and independence.
Because you enjoy solitude and deep thinking, you sometimes strike others as aloof and detached. At times, you get lost in your own thoughts and lose track of the outside world. You love ideas and place a high value on intelligence and knowledge.
In social situations, you tend to be quite easy-going and tolerant. However, you can become unyielding when your beliefs or convictions are challenged. Your high emphasis on logic can make it difficult to not correct others in situations where other people present arguments that are not rational or logical. Because you rely on your own minds rather than others, you can also be very difficult to persuade.
Famous people with your personality
A number of famous individuals have been described as having your personality based on analysis of their lives, works, and behaviors. Some of the possible famous people include:
Albert Einstein, scientist
Charles Darwin, naturalist
William James, psychologist and philosopher
Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. President
G. Jung, psychiatrist
Sir Isaac Newton, mathematician, physicist, and astronomer
K. Rowling, author
Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President
What do you like to do?
Popular leisure activities for you include reading, art and cultural events, chess and other strategy games, writing, taking classes, working with computers, backpacking, hiking, and meditation.
Interesting facts about your personality type
On personality trait measures, score as Candid, Ingenious, Complicated, Independent, and Rebellious
More likely than other types to study a foreign language
Most frequent type among college students committing alcohol and drug policy violations
Have lowest level of coping resources of all the
One of types least likely to believe in a higher spiritual power
Highest of all types in career dissatisfaction
In school, have lower grades than would be predicted from aptitude scores
More likely than average to complete engineering programs
Personal values include Autonomy, Freedom, and Independence
Overrepresented among working MBA students
Commonly found in science and technical occupations
How do you like to communicate?
You can be insightful communicator, when the subject inspires you. Thoughtful and independent, you may not have a great need for conversation, but when discussing complex concepts or innovative ideas you can become quite intense and display a wealth of information and insight. Logical and analytical, you can weigh possibilities endlessly and are great at playing devil’s advocate. You love to pick apart ideas but are not convinced by anything but the most rational of analyses; you can spot a flaw in logic a mile away, and rarely hesitate to point it out.
Best career choices for you
At work, you are motivated to solve complex problems in an original, innovative way. Architects want to analyze systems and ideas thoroughly to create deep understanding, and enjoy designing creative solutions to highly abstract problems.
You rarely have much interest in organizational traditions, preferring to forge your own path to innovation. You hate being limited by bureaucracy and rules, and are often more in tune with the theoretical soundness of your ideas than you are with the practical applications. You typically prefer to focus on creating the idea, and to leave the tedious details of implementation to someone else.
You work best independently or with a small team of colleagues that you perceive as smart, competent, and logical. You quickly tire of colleagues who are aggressive or overbearing, and can be dismissive of people who aren’t as clever as yourself.
An ideal organization for you is flexible and non-traditional, and values ingenuity over conformity. An ideal job for you allows you to address complex theoretical or technical problems with creative, novel solutions.
By understanding your underlying personality, you’ll be better able to select a career path that appeals to your strengths. Some ideal career choices for you include:
Computer Network Architect
Computer Systems Analyst
Network or Computer Systems Administrator
Mining or Geological Engineer
Business and Law
Accountant or Auditor
Operations Research Analyst
Agricultural or Food Scientist
Anthropologist or Archaeologist
Biochemist or Biophysicist
Chemist or Materials Scientist
Physician or Surgeon
Arts and Language
Musician or Singer
Producer or Director
Multimedia Artist or Animator
Writer or Author
What career should you avoid?
It is important to note that any personality type can be successful in any occupation. However, some occupations are well suited to the natural talents and preferred work style of your personality type, while other occupations demand modes of thinking and behavior that do not come as naturally to you. Occupations that require you to operate outside your natural preferences may prove stressful or draining, and often sound unappealing to you
The following occupations have been found to be unpopular among your personality type, based on data gathered from surveys of the general population.