Flavors of Irritation: Why Different Things Bother Different People

Here is a way to look at why different personality types vary in their reaction to same stimuli, right down to something making one person explode while the next person barely registers any response at all. I’ll use a comparison between two...

ENTP and Musical Improvisation

I’m an ENTP and have been a musician for over 30 years. I’ve found that personality type has a strong impact on musical style; in particular, ENTPs are highly likely to be improvisational players, as opposed to being focused on...
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The Island News Network Effect (and why so many are afraid)

If you want to understand the impact that media has on your brain (and all the brains around you), check out the video we did with the great folks at the Jess+Scott+You Show.  ...

Neuroscience Insights to Help Women Sell to Male-Dominated Businesses

One thing about neuroscience…it helps you understand even the most despicable, unfair, and unjust behaviors, but it doesn’t keep you from getting mad about it. Sexism, both intended and unintended, is both unacceptable and widespread. Here are some insights from neuroscience...

Summary Chart of Functions for All 16 MBTI Types

It’s not enough to simply know the four letters of your type. It is highly important to understand the eight functions of your type, as well as the role each plays. We’ve gotten many requests for a free resource that lays...

(VIDEO) The Impact of Developing Weaker MBTI Functions: Thinking vs Feeling

What would happen if I made a conscious and consistent effort to develop a non-preferred function? Well, it took a five year experiment for me to find out. Get all the details in the video below: (If you want to see...

The Impact of Developing Weaker MBTI Functions: Thinking vs Feeling

What would happen if I made a conscious and consistent effort to develop a non-preferred function? Well, it took a five year experiment for me to find out. (If you want to see a video detailing this experiment, including the specific...

Why Freebie MBTI/Personality Tests Are (almost) Worthless, #2: Nuance Matters

I totally get it. Why pay for something that you can find for free? All you have to do is Google ‘free personality test'(or ‘free MBTI test’ or even ‘free Myers Briggs test’) and you’ll find dozens of free personality...

How “Fair” and “Logic” Definitions Can Vary Across Personality Types

Yes, Thinkers and Feelers. When it comes to how we see the world, how we define “fair,” and how we define “logic,” we’re not all on the same page. To make matters more confusing, our brains trick us into thinking...
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Eva Ritvo, MD on Wielding the Power of Mirror Neurons

The complete Brain Gang gathers in a discussion headed by Dr. Eva Ritvo. Dr. Mani Saint-Victor and I interview Dr. Eva Ritvo on mirror neurons, where we cover: What exactly are mirror neurons? How can you wield the power of...