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- Breaking up things or ideas into parts and examining
them to see how they fit together.
- Taking enjoyment from or skillful in painting,
drawing, music, or sculpture. Able to coordinate colour, design, and texture
for pleasing effects.
- Able to conceive thoughts and ideas - to generalise
abstract ideas from specific instances.
- Restrained, holding back, in charge of one's
- Tending towards maintaining traditional and proven
views, conditions, and institutions.
- Having unusual ideas and innovative thoughts. Able to
put things together in new and imaginative ways.
- Exercising or involving careful judgement or evaluation, e.g., judging the feasibility of an idea or product.
- Paying attention to the small items or parts of an
idea or product.
- Ruling or controlling; having strong impact on
- Having feelings that are easily stirred; displaying
- Able to understand how another person feels, and able
to communicate that feeling.
- More interested in people and things outside of self
than internal thoughts and feelings. Quickly and easily exposes thoughts,
reactions, feelings, etc. to others.
- Competent in monitoring and handling of quantitative
issues relating to costs, budgets, and investments.
- Able to perceive and understand the "big picture" without dwelling on individual elements of an idea, concept, or situation. Can see the wood as contrasted with the trees.
- Able to form mental images of things not immediately
available to the senses or never wholly perceived in reality; able to confront
and deal with a problem in a new way.
- Able to carry out an activity and ensure fulfilment
by concrete measures and results.
- Able to introduce new or novel ideas, methods, or
- The ability to combine pieces, parts and elements of
ideas, concepts and situations into a unified whole.
- Having superior reasoning powers; able to acquire and
- Easily able to develop and maintain meaningful
and pleasant relationships with many different kinds of people.
- Directed more towards inward reflection and
understanding than towards people and things outside of self. Slow to expose
reactions, feelings, and thoughts to others.
- Knowing something without thinking it out - having instant understanding without need for facts or proof.
- Able to reason deductively from what has gone before.
- Perceiving and understanding numbers and being able
to manipulate them to a desired end.
- Able to understand and make use of visual and verbal
figures of speech to suggest a likeness or an analogy in place of literal
descriptions, e.g., "heart of gold."
- Having an interest in or talent for music and/or
- Able to arrange people, concepts, objects, elements,
etc. into coherent relationships with each other.
- Formulating methods or means to achieve a desired end
in advance of taking actions to implement.
- problem solving
- Able to find solutions to difficult problems by
- Oriented towards numerical relationships, inclined to know or seek exact measures.
- Making choices on the basis of reason as opposed to
- One who reads often and enjoys it.
- rigorous thinking
- Having a thorough, detailed approach to
- Dealing with things and ideas one after another or in
- Able to process more than one mental input at a time,
e.g. visual, verbal, and musical; able to attend to more than one activity at
- Able to perceive, understand and manipulate the
relative positions of objects in space.
- Having to do with spirit or soul as apart from the
body or material things.
- Able to use and understand objects, marks and signs
as representative of facts and ideas.
- One who unites separate ideas, elements or concepts into something new.
- Able to understand and apply engineering and
- Able to explain ideas and procedures in a way that
people can understand and apply them.
- Having good speaking skills; clear and effective with
- One who communicates clearly with the written word and enjoys it.