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you are getting a message from an extrovert with social anxiety disorder. Though I do not at all have a fear of talking with strangers at all, in fact It its much easier for me to meet new people that it is to build the friendships I have. I love being in social interactions with new people, they don't know me, for there I can give any impression I want, and ...


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A few thoughts: MBTI has four dimensions, whereas the Big Five has five dimensions. Thus, when you set a high-low split on MBTI you get $2^4=16$ types. If you were to apply the same idea to the Big 5, you could get $2^5=32$. However, the Big 5 framework tends to take the underlying continuum of personality traits more seriously. At the very least this ...


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Cognitive Architectures The description most closely matches the concept of a cognitive architecture. Whereas I would say most empirical cognitive science focuses on isolating cognitive functions or behavioral substrates, cognitive architectures are relatively unique because they attempt to run bottom-up simulations of interdependent sets of cognitive ...


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How to treat: Get the person to a psychiatrist and psychologist. When one cannot attach to a firm subconscious foundation in oneself developed in childhood and adolescence because of dissociation its natural for them to try to form attachments with other parts of themselves or others. It manifests in many different ways there are a few archetypes: ...


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Obsessions are defined as intrusive and recurring thoughts that an individual finds disturbing or uncontrollable, and are not a good thing. There is a lay use of the word which means something like "a very strong interest," but it is just that: a perfectly normal if very intense interest, usually with no basis in abnormal psychology.



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