In order to classify Edmund with the Type Indicator, the four dichotomies must be considered: extraversion or introversion, sensing or intuition, thinking or feeling, and judging or perceiving. The pairings describe how one is energised, gathers information, makes decisions, and leads their external lifestyle respectively.
Classification. Of the sixteen available types, Edmund is best categorised as extraverted, sensing, thinking, and perceiving, or, as denoted in the standard Myers-Briggs format, ESTP. He is extraverted in that he gains his energy from the outer world and...
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