It seems important to make a distinction between cognitive functions that are strong/weak versus cognitive functions that are valued/devalued in any given Myers-Briggs type.
Hitherto, many Myers-Briggs writers typically refer to the so-called “functional stack” to assess how strong or weak a cognitive function is for any given Myers-Briggs type.
Here’s one such chart to show you the functional stacks for all 16 Myers-Briggs types.
I feel this is an incorrect and misleading model/method of understanding (assessing) the strength of any given cognitive function in a MB type.
I contend that the functional stack is not a measure of how strong or weak a cognitive function is in descending order of strength from 1 to 4. While there is some truth in this, it is, like I said, misleading.
For one thing, the functional stack of any given Myers-Briggs type is only accounting for 4 out of a possible 8 cognitive functions. It’s as if these other functions don’t exist at all for the type in question…
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