Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Perceiving

Personality traits of INTP:

  • Logical and analytical
  • Risk takers.
  • Slow to warm up to new kids.
  • Dislike authority and being authoritarian.
  • Serious
  • Direct and blunt. Often oblivious to how their words impacts others.
  • Enjoy people watching and observe from the sidelines.
  • Quick learner.
  • Prefer to have a best friend over lots of acquaintances.
  • Easy going nature.
  • Need alone time to process new information.
  • Prefer parallel play/work to group activities.
  • Eager to learn when the topic is of interest to them.
  • Require variety to stay interested.
  • Have little tolerance for imaginative story telling.
  • Come across as aloof. Unlikely to express emotions.
  • Asks why, why, why…
  • Confident.
  • Not easily offended.

What Parents need to know about INTPs:

  • Offer physical affection, but know they will often refuse it.
  • Provide them with downtime after prolonged socialization.
  • Consider signing them up for individual sports over team spots.
  • Let them take things apart such as old appliances. They’ll enjoy exploring how it works.
  • They prefer to learn by doing.
  • Don’t take their lack of affection and appreciation personally.
  • Don’t sugarcoat. They can handle the truth.
  • They will need help developing compassion. Use logic to explain the feelings of others.
  • You can strengthen your connection by practice “Acts of service”. It is often their dominant love language.

Now that you’ve taken the personality type assessment for your child, read on to understand their preferred learning style.