Socionics glossary

Coming from MBTI and trying to learn socionics, or even diving into it on its own, can be a daunting task. Information is often inaccessible, and there are plenty of new terms, even from the view of someone that is well experienced in MBTI. If you can use the language of MBTI to talk straight …

Masterpost

Socionics 101 Introduction to socionics Information elements Cognitive functions Socionics functions, or the functional stack Quadras Alpha quadra Beta quadra Gamma quadra Delta quadra Relationships Romance style Intertype relationships – an introduction (In progress…) Type descriptions IEI – visionary of revolutions LII – creating systems, one after another ENTJ, the LIE: how type descriptions influence …

Information elements

Information elements, the name socionics has for functions, are divided into macro- and microelements.

Function dichotomies

Socionics, as familiar, uses an eight function model, where each function spot has very distinct characteristics. There, beyond the strength of them, several different dichotomies that can be applied for the functions, their use, and their outlook.  To explain these, I will use the numbers that are attributed to them in socionics. For an IEI/INFJ, …

Functions and their position

So we’ve gone through the functions and the function stack, but how does it look when it gets combined? Ne, extraverted intuition, is about seeing the inner essence of someone or something, seeing potential and possible outcomes. It’s also called intuition of ideas, being about locating and opening new doors. With Ne in the leading position, …