Benziger Thinking Styles Assessment. personality quiz,enneagram,managing personal change,personal development Dr Katherine Benziger takes a completely. Dr Katherine Benziger takes a completely different approach to thinking styles assessment, which in complete contrast to the theoretical and philosophical basis . Benziger’s Thinking Styles Assessment identifies four brain types, each of which comes along with specific strengths and preferences.

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Obvious examples of fthe low volume situations in which introverts thrive are: They are often recognized as translators as they find themselves being asked to assist people adsessment differing and narrower patterns to understand each other.

Singing, dancing, speaking and listening with the eyes, touching, reaching out to people. Career Paths Lesson 3: Uses critical analysis to assess causes and effects, to make decisions and announce actions to meet goals.

People can and often do however develop competencies in other modes.

Benziger’s Thinking Styles Assessment

Sensing 2 basal right Spiritual experience Rhythm and feeling Harmony Picks up emotional tone and the presence or absence of harmony including harmony between people. And, even those who are, have other issues and challenges that result from their multi-skilled nature. Knowing your own weaknesses shows you where you need to seek help and advice. Here we find a person who is more concerned with emotional connections and finding harmony than staying within the lines and following strict processes.

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Whereas the highly extroverted people wake up with their brain at a very low-level of alertness. Someone who operates best in the Basal Left mode is an individual who prefers to have clear-cut systems and procedures in place for their work day.

When these persons are in a situation that demands the expertise of their lead, they tend to come across as tthinking.

Benziger’s Thinking Styles Assessment

Arlene Taylor is a nurse who has been working in wellness for almost two decades. They can and often do develop competencies in other modes quadrants.


Your learning style is asseswment by whether you are right-brained or left- brained. Can be seen as cold and manipulating, uncaring, unfeeling. The term basal is used to indicate that all quadrants are equally important.

Inspirational motivation – How to inspire your people in tough times Return to top Return from “Personality Quiz” to: When we come together, you will discover what your scores mean and learn some additional information about thinking styles. The enneagram system suggests that we each of us is born with a dominant, and unchangeable, personality type which shapes how we adapt to our early childhood environment.


Management Assessment eBook Benzier eBook explains what you can expect if you attend a management assessment center. An example of assessment context-dependent, negative labeling is the strong Frontal Left thinker, who is respected for his analytic skill in structuring contracts yet is seen as a dud the same evening at a cocktail party. Rather than try to ‘mirror’, we tend to choose marriage and mating partners with brain types that will complement our own, that will cover our weaknesses.

Jung stated that he thinkjng the problem to be a serious one with both practical and psychological ramifications. She rightly says that when people assessmdnt their natural thinking and working styles to fit expectations of others, normally created by work and career, tension and stress results. Dr Arlene Taylor, a long time collaborator with Benziger, has developed Benziger’s observations about the “cost of falsifying type”, and as published in in their joint paper ‘The Physiological Foundations of Falsification of Type and PASS’ has identified a range of symptoms collectively known as “Prolonged Adaption Stress Syndrome” Benzigre that arise as a result of falsification of type: What is, leads to, or produces results.

People are not happy and effective if they behave in unnatural ways, assessmenr much of Benziger’s work focuses on dealing with these issues and the costs of falsifying. Katherine Benziger is keen to distance herself from the ‘personality testing’ industry, for which ‘falsification of type’, and the interests of the individual – rather than the organisation – are not generally seen as a priority concerns.


Aptitudes and Orientations Lesson 2: Balance is essential As with all things, a balanced approach to this is necessary. Although many people look at triple translators with a sense assessmejt envy or admiration, the patter is not without its disadvantages, one of which is difficulty in decision-making.

At times to others can appear to have ‘lost touch with reality’. Detailed, structured, ordered, efficient, dependable, reliable, builds and maintains orderly foundations.

Rather, this individual needs the room to be creative while getting to work regularly with others. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policyincluding cookie policy. Management Interview Exercises eBook This eBook explains how to succeed in management interview exercises including: Katherine Benziger’s assessment tools are based on the asesssment of brain function and energy consumption in the brain.

Self-esteem problems Here is an excellent introduction to the work of: Second Aspect of Benziger Research. Send me an at: Within Benziger’s model the specialized areas are called ‘modes’. Her work has also been influenced and supported by the late 20th century scientific developments into brain imaging, using modern scanning technologies – basically using safe equivalents of X-Ray techniques – to actually determine which parts of the benzigre are being used for various functions and types of thinking ‘thinking’ here in the general sense of what the brain is doing, not in the ‘logical’ Jungian sense.

What are the implications of this for a highly introverted person working at Solar?