" to everything from their own research efforts to the prevailing social norms.This in turn produces an unusual independence of mind, freeing the INTJ from the constraints of authority, convention, or sentiment for its own sake.When it comes to their own areas of expertise -- and INTJs can have several -- they will be able to tell you almost immediately whether or not they can help you, and if so, how.INTJs know what they know, and perhaps still more importantly, they know what they don't know. Commonly called "The Scientist." Often seen as arrogant, aloof, or haughty, but in fact, INTJ's just don't give a shit what you think about them.They value facts and logic above all else, and scorn illogical reasoning.
Although INTJs are classified as Thinking types, their dominant function is Intuition, or more specifically, Introverted Intuition (Ni).As an ENTP, INTJs are my “Power Pair,” and there’s no doubt that I’ve found myself surrounded by them my entire life.I’ve lived with them, worked with them, fought with them, coached them, made love to and been rendered jelly while kissing them… For all of my experience with INTJs, there are a couple of crucial components without which I don’t think you can really understand this type: 1) An INTJ is almost invariably smarter than the vast majority of people in analytical, existential, and linguistic intelligence.For the above to reasons, the biggest insult you could give to an INTJ would be to completely ignore their theories; it means they're not even worth the effort of considering.The two hardest things for an INTJ to understand are irrationality and emotions.
To outsiders, INTJs may appear to project an aura of "definiteness", of self-confidence.