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Introvert University

Introvert University

By Harrison Paul
Introvert University is a podcast that explores and analyzes the philosophy, science, history, and social implications of introversion.
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Lecture 3: The Origin of Personality Types (The Functional Stack and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
In this lecture, we finish exploring Jung's theory of psychological functions and then discuss the origins, contributions, and shortcomings of the Myers-Briggs system that it inspired.   For helpful visuals, visit: Sources: Psychological Types, Chapter X (Carl Jung) Gifts Differing (Isabel Briggs-Myers and Peter Myers) The Personality Brokers (Merv Emre) The 16 Personality Types, Introduction (AJ Drenth)
September 10, 2020
Lecture 2: How the Mind Works (Jung's Functions and Types)
This lecture explains Jung's model of how the mind works, the eight psychological functions, and the types of people they are associated with.  See here for a basic sketch of the introverted functions and here for a basic sketch of the extraverted functions.  Also, here is a link to tables with the Jungian functions and types for reference (scroll to the bottom).   This lecture references Jung's Psychological Types (1971, Collected Works Vol. VI), and quotes come from pp. 436–437, 553, 360, 370, 346–347, 368, 380, and 399.  Main ideas come from Chapters 10 and 11 and the essay Psychological Typology (1936) in the Appendix. Other references include Dario Nardi's book The Neuroscience of Personality (2011) and A.J. Drenth's profile of the ESTP personality type at 
August 15, 2020
The Philosophy and Science of Introversion Lecture 1: The Origin of Introversion
An abridged version of Jung's Psychological Types and an analysis of how he came to the concepts of introversion and extraversion, along with reasons why we should study introversion today. Course: The Philosophy and Science of Introversion Lecture 1: The Origin of Introversion References: Psychological Types, pp. 392-393, 427, 452-453.
July 16, 2020