The 16 Type Patterns
Adapted from Linda V. Berens and Dario Nardi,
Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to the Personality
(Telos Publications, 2004) *Used with permission.
THERE ARE 16 PERSONALITY TYPES. EACH "TYPE" REPRESENTS A
UNIQUE PREDICTABLE PATTERN OF HOW THE EIGHT PROCESSES ARE
USED IN EVERYDAY LIFE.
存在 16 种人格类型。每种“类型”都可预见出的在日常生活中对应的八种功
The Roles of the Processes
In each of the sixteen types, each of the eight processes plays a different
“role” in the personality. The type code lets you know what role each process
plays for each type. This is called “type dynamics.” It is also referred to as the
“hierarchy of functions”: Dominant, Auxiliary, Tertiary, and Inferior. The roles
are explained below to help you better understand the patterns. In most of
what we do we rely on two of the processes—a preferred way of accessing