Psychology and Socionics
of Interpersonal Relationships - journal issue 1/05

  • N 1 (25)

  • January

  • 2005



Bukalov A.V.

On the difference of the Socionics and the original C.G.Jung's Typology from the Myers-Briggs Typology

The differences between the structure of Jung's psychological types, the types of informational metabolism in socionics and the Myers-Briggs typology have been analyzed. It was shown that the Myers-Briggs typology, as opposed to socionics, is not derived directly from the typology of Jung. The reason of divergences lies in the different understanding of the work of the psychic functions in the type and introduction of the J-P criterion, which was different from C.G.Jung's original understanding of the criterion rationality-irrationality, also called judgment-perception. Nevertheless, the discrepancy between these concepts can be eliminated through the introduction of a 16th component model of the type of informational metabolism (also called Model B), which includes an integrative function. This model combines the introverted (Jung, Myers-Briggs) and extroverted (socionics) approaches to the analysis of the structure of the psychological types.
Key words: typology of Jung, Myers-Briggs typology, socionics, psychological types, 8th component model of type, 16th component model of type, selfness, information, libido.

Tikhonov A.P.

Similarity and difference between Socionics and Myers-Briggs Typology

Comparison of basic principles of the Myers-Briggs typology and the Socionics revealed disparity between the socionic model of personality type and that proposed by Myers and Briggs for introverted types. Thus the claim of V.L.Pavlov about a correspondence of the J-P criterion in the Myers-Briggs typology with the hypothetical criterion static-dynamic in socionics seems to be wrong.
Key words: socionics, psychological types, psychic functions, typology of Mayers-Briggs, judgment-perception, rationality-irrationality.

Kameneva I.P.

C.G.Jung's childhood: first experience of cognition

The article contains biographical data about C.G.Jung's childhood and his reminiscences, and analyses influence of childhood events and feelings on Jung's subsequent scientific researches and theories.
Key words: psychoanalysis, unconscious, vision, myth, religion, archetype.

Meged V.V.

The mystery of sexual compatibility

The article describes peculiarities of erotic behavior of the socionic types at the level of 32 subtypes, as well as their specific expectations towards their partners. The sexual aspect of intertype relationships is considered.
Key words: socionics, socionic type, subtype, intertype relationships, sexual compatibility.

Ivanov D.A.

Several aspects of higher nervous activity among socionic types in the context of hysterical psychopathy and psycho-asthenia

The article represents investigation of dependency of a patient's signal system on his socionic type of personality. According to our experimental data, 75.9% patients with psycho-asthenia belonged to the type logical-intuitive introvert (LII), 31.5% of those suffering from hysterical psychopathy were sensory-ethical extroverts (SEE) and 45.6% ethical-intuitive extroverts (EIE). Data of associative experiment held acc. to C. Jung's methodology indicated that the second signal system plays a dominant role in the thinking process of LII, whilst the first signal system predominates in thinking of SEE type. It has been revealed during the experiment that the latency period in each type is changing (getting longer, or shorter) in response to emotional agents regardless of the illness; this can be explained by both polarities in clinical manifestations of each disease and conflict relations between mentioned socionic types.
Key words: hysterical psychopathy, psycho-asthenia, socionic types, associative experiment acc. to C. Jung, speech responses, logical-intuitive introvert, sensory-ethical extrovert, socionics.

Socionic Methods

Aushra Augustinavichiute

Informational metabolism model

Fundamentals of Socionics, the theory of psyche informational metabolism, are considered. Separate aspects of informational flow perception and intellect types are described.
Key words: psyche, informational metabolism, information flow, intellect type, Socionics

Karpenko O.B.

On the 4th function

The article considers specific nature of the fourth function of the Model A together with particularities of manifestation of this function for different informational metabolism types. It is emphasized that the fourth function should be considered not only as the weakest one, but also as a function that serves for accumulation of individual experience. By becoming aware of, and processing this experience and by understanding the underlying mechanisms of the fourth function one can attain an effective tool for personal growth.
Key words: socionics, model of informational metabolism, the fourth function, Super-Ego block, Ego block, type of informational metabolism, education, transfer of experience.

Churyumov S.I.

Modeling of intertype relationships

A new description of intertype relationships based on type and relation duality principle is suggested. Eight-component models of intertype relationships are formulated and discussed in detail.
Key words: socionics, type of informational metabolism, intertype relationships, duality principle, model of relations.


Gulenko V.V.

Philosophic grounds of Socionics

Integral analysis of historical sequence of philosophical concepts proves that the four-dimensional mode of perceptions mode is proper for human psyche. This scheme was reflected in the C. Jung concept and became a foundation of socionics in the form of the theory of informational metabolism of psyche.
Key words: philosophy, human psyche, structuralism, socionics, psychical functions acc. to C.Jung.