SLI (ISTp) Subtypes

SLI-Si: The ISTp Sensory Subtype

Description by V. Meged and A. Ovcharov


The sensory subtype is undemonstrative, discreet, and considerate, but also obstinate and uncompromising in defending his opinions and interests. He supports his position rationally, with factual information, rather than with thought-up or assumed accounts. Diligent, laborious, patient and persistent in his work and studies. If some project captures his interest, he will tirelessly try to improve his results, both intellectual and material. At times he needs a change of occupation, but he tries to bring previous work to completion. From time to time he becomes contemplative, withdraws into himself, distances from his social circle in order to submerge into his own issues.

Somewhat stiff in dialogue, may be laconic, but tries to be good-natured if he feels tensions arise in interaction. Prefers items that are original and of good quality yet simple and unpretentious. Pays attention to his health, appearance, and figure, tries to dress tastefully. Aesthete, enjoys handcrafted items. His movements and gestured tend to be gracefully lazy, fluid, and at the same time confident and precise. His gait is a little lax, elastic. He dislikes hurrying, but at the same time he is not slow. Seems somewhat proud and haughty.


Original person with a strong personality , but because of modesty and indecision often remains in the shadows. Combines a sober realism and practicality with a propensity for self-development. Quite mobile, cherishes interior comfort and freedom of action. If you find your calling , can long pursue the case. Over time it reaches a high skill , as is never satisfied and constantly made ??it develops , giving the best form of content . Curious , incidentally interested in other ways to show their abilities , try yourself in different directions. However badly sees prospects in future cases , because of what may miss an important opportunity . Often sad about the lost opportunities .

Uncompromising in matters of principle for him , does not like to give in once conquered positions , but can be considered as the rules and regulations of their environment . Has a tendency to secure life and it encourages him to work. He does not like abstract conversations , prefers action. Loves best hand creative work , whether it's playing a musical instrument , knitting , embroidery and making handicrafts .

Hard to tolerate routine, monotony and boredom. Falls into a depression , if you have long engaged in the same business . Can not engage in long-term paper or purely intellectual work . Needs a specific , practical activities , outdoor activity , and frequent change of impressions. For useless work will not be taken , but if you passionate about business, develops a great performance. Prefers to prepare for cases in advance, thinking through the details of the operation , then to work smoothly, clearly and quickly. In receive close and conscientious . Does everything accurately. She knows her worth and is proud of his work .

Skillfully solves everyday problems . Sometimes distracted by other activities and creates a home or work artistic mess , but then mobilized and quickly restore order . He does not like to obey someone's will or graphics. May delay the decision-making needs support and inspiration. If the choice is made, despite the apparent inertia and relaxation , shows an enviable perseverance . In the process of the work no one is committed . Its results are always a surprise to others.

Kept in communication and display of emotions . With skepticism refers to violent emotions , but very sensitive to compliments . Sometimes it seems unapproachable and official , though trying to create an atmosphere of simplicity and ease. Internally, emotional and vulnerable, but manages to escape from conflict , showing good judgment and diplomacy . Critical and sarcastic , but he tries to spare the feelings of others , so the drawbacks usually speaks only at the appropriate time and inoffensive manner. Not interested in the personal lives of others, and tells about his reluctance. Faithful in a relationship and always keeps his promises .

Has a sense of humor with a touch of irony. Eye for every detail . Very impressionable . Intolerant of rudeness and boorishness , bad taste and vulgarity. He does not like pathos, demonstrative appeals, as well as arrogance and conceit . He suffers from mood swings that affect its performance . An effort to do not like it. If the environmental violate its interior comfort or limit the independence , can flare up , what then is very sorry . In other cases, trying to be aware and loyal.

This is a man with a keen sensitivity : poor response to stuffy , unpleasant odors, uncomfortable clothes and shoes, the unsightly appearance of people or food. Does not tolerate drunkenness , dirt, bad manners . Hard to perceive the slightest discomfort , both external and internal. Afraid of disease, old age , so watching them . Care about their health and is very concerned about loved ones.

A person who loves comfort, warmth , nature , traveling , and then willingly shared with loved ones or cute to him and his men look and feel of the world. Appreciates in clothing and in the interior of the room uniqueness and originality , does not like standards , gives great attention to quality . Tries elegantly and tastefully dressed. Kept confident, with a quiet dignity.

He is inclined to hold as it is convenient to him , though , and tries to take the interests of others. Sometimes it is interesting to examine ourselves in difficult situations , overcome difficulties , which contributes to its self-affirmation. However, do not like too much risk and recklessness in actions. He impressed bold , sincere , friendly and open people , encouraging, success and lifting his spirits . Unpredictable by nature and independent partner gives him a sense of curiosity and a desire to restrain him.

Description by Victor Gulenko

Aesthete, disposed to obtaining pleasant sensations. Is considerably more gregarious than the initial subtype. More optimistic, but less operational. Sybaritic epicure. Gravitates towards the humanitarian disciplines - skill, linguistics, history. Dresses with taste, chooses clothes that emphasize their good looks, selects clothes according to colour.

Sexual behavior

Know how to intrigue their partner, are leisurely in their enjoyment, thoughtful, and aim for harmony. Erotically sexually inventive; value beauty and aesthetics; will not bare monotony. Know how to introduce the elements of games into relations. Are sensitive yet inclined to apathy; need a moderately reasonable and lenient partner capable of rich fantasy and variable behaviors. Monotony in their relations reduces their emotional expressions while they are simultaneously irritated by those overly aggressive in nature.

SLI-Te: The ISTp Logical Subtype

Description by V. Meged and A. Ovcharov


The logical subtype is impatient and active, loves frequent changes and new impressions. Industrious, hardworking, and very caring. His behavior is unpredictable and characterized by unexpected transitions from aloof contemplation to expedient activity. He keeps at a certain distance from people, closed off, at times overly direct and inconsiderate in conversation. Very independent and proud, acts as he wishes. In conversation he is often waspish and ironic, but becomes amiable and concerned if he feels sympathy and respect for his conversation partner. Noticing that he has offended someone, regrets it and softens in communication, tries to turn everything into a joke, or may even apologize or try to calm the person down. Behind his external inaccessibility he is quite impressionable and vulnerable. Dislikes lack of comfort in all of its manifestations; thus strives to repair, adjust, and adapt everything for greatest convenience. Reliable and punctual, demanding of himself and of others. Holds himself with cold dignity, but sometimes can be emotional. His gestures are impulsive, confident, resolute. His gait is quick and measured.


A creative person , with practical orientation . Technological, rational and astute in business. Does not make a template and primitivism in ways of working . Looking for new ways to improve labor. Skeptical and distrustful of new ideas , set up a quick , concrete results . Can not be reconciled with the old approaches and risks to test innovative solutions in practice.

After verifying the effectiveness of new methods , develops and perfects them , showing ingenuity and perseverance. Knows how to make the most of all the ideas . Hardworking and energetic, but can not stand the waste of time and effort. He likes to work as hard , fast and efficiently, with high productivity . Very appreciate comfort and good working conditions .

This is an individualist who finds it difficult to impose anything . Prefers to solve their problems on their own, means at its disposal. He does not like to ask for help or lend anything. Prefers to have at its disposal all the necessary to ensure that no one could depend on . All right for the business acquires in advance. Tries to have all the equipment for the management of labor and full leisure.

Equipment and tools for their work contains in perfect order , to save time in work when they are needed. Very upset if you forget to put something in place and then have to search long . He does not like paperwork and finding opportunities to reduce it to a minimum. All documentation contains in order to avoid further wasting of time.

Usually reaches excellence in their field, but a few diffident , prone to doubt and fluctuations. In need of moral and material incentives . Do not demonstrative , but is very sensitive to the assessment of their abilities and offended if he made did not notice and do not praised . However, do not like undeserved compliment . Respects capable and talented people , possibly trying to create conditions for the development of their abilities.

The contrast in their behavior : that is relaxed and quietly contemplative , the active and mobile. It can not be long in one place or to engage in the same business . Impatient and does not like to develop a long one and the same subject. Sam is usually silent and reticent . Good distributes its activities : if you have time , do not rush things , but he felt it was time to act , it becomes very mobile , driving themselves and others. Usually fit in time , despite the fact that it is often distracted by other activities . Very rastoropen in household and economic issues. Willingly engaged in physical labor , repair things , facilities and equipment. Much can do with their hands .

Strives to be knowledgeable in various fields of knowledge. Very curious , reads a lot . He has wide interests , easily trained new . This is a good lecturer , as can simply and effectively explain complex things . Does not tolerate criticism and suggestions on issues that considers itself competent. In conversation convinces logic and facts. Its hard to convince the dispute. The fact that he considers true to persistent obstinacy : not a compromise , even in the most critical situations . Proving his innocence , hot, sometimes impulsive and short-tempered .

Very secretive and suspicious , does not like being the center of attention. He finds it difficult to fit into the unfamiliar society. Reluctant to contact with strangers , prefers to communicate with like-minded people . Do not accept familiarity can look or a gesture to put a man on the spot . Heightened sense of malevolence , affectedness and falsehood . Can not bring himself to talk to the right , but not him pretty people. After breaking up with someone is not going to put up first , even if he realized he was wrong .

If you do not understand it , withdraws into himself , becomes cold , harsh, forbidding . Do not know how to eliminate tension in communication, prefers to leave or dissociate itself from the interlocutor wall of silence . Responsive only to the kindness and sincerity. Can not stand hypocrisy. The very honest in relationships, conscientious , punctual and mandatory . On it you can always rely on: reliable in friendship , love and in business. Readily come to the aid of the first call , sympathizes 's grief . However, it can always turn away from a man who has lost his trust and respect.

Tired of the monotony and routine, willingly traveling , socializing with his calm nature . New occupations and hobbies raise its vitality and help to overcome apathy . He loves sports , the excitement in the competition . Not averse to experience the thrill , but without the risk of injury . Carefully and gently applies to all living things : people, nature , animals and even insects. Do not play any of his or someone else's life . Rejects violence and he is not able to exert pressure on the other . It is extremely difficult to hit anyone. But he is very independent. Therefore it is not always considered the interests of others, if they do not coincide with his own. When someone tries to limit his freedom , can not even go to the rupture of relations .

Hard to tolerate physical and mental discomfort and tries to do everything possible to remedy it . For the same reason, avoid bad habits. Closely monitor their health and the external form . He appreciates all over the beauty and harmony , although the internal balance is given to him to work. Very impressionable , inclined to become depressed , even on a minor issue. Fatalist at heart , believe in the inevitability , not trying to forcibly change the course of events. He often lacks determination.

Suspicious and proud. Afraid to show emotion or seem irrelevant intrusive hide their problems from outsiders , preferring to live them alone. He finds it difficult to express their feelings in words, and he does not like to show them off in front of strangers . She tries to talk about love in a joking manner , at the risk of being misunderstood . Not sentimental manifestation of tenderness given to him with difficulty. Proves his love affairs , not words . Very attentive, caring and dedicated. If misunderstandings happen , does not like to make excuses. Feels internally lonely , if there are no sensitive, tactful person, capable to understand everything without words and encouragement in times of pessimism and melancholy.

This personality type is rare , and we noticed that the reason he gives the greatest number of errors when typing is not only ours, but also from foreign experts . Most often, this type of person is confused when tested with the type of leader (due to secrecy and distrust of the latter, falsely taken as introversion ) , and criticism , which often overestimate their practicality and considers himself a realist because of an analytical mind and a well-developed business logic ), and also other types.

We have developed a theory of types of accents , which describes the visual and characterological manifestations of the relative gain of any of the 12 signs of the type and within each type of personality - or rather, the subtype will help avoid many errors in testing.

Description by Victor Gulenko

Outwardly businesslike, a little severe, cold and unapproachable. A realist and skeptic, distrustful of novelty, of those who advance [ideas of declarative character?]. Will always avoid useless matters, due to pragmatic nature. Very dynamic and technologically effective, Can extract the maximum of benefit even from tools. Their production is always foremost and will stand up to any competition on the market. Clothing is restrained, conservative, and they prefer a sporty, technological style.

Sexual behavior

Doubt their feelings and yet are erotically daring and initiative taking. Think more of their partner’s sensations than of their own; strives for new sexual techniques. Sometimes are volatile and impatient. Lacking sentimentality they speak about feelings in witty/joking form. Inclined towards monogamous stable relations; jealous and distrustful, but they hide this under a mask of imperturbability. Are frequently skeptical and characterized by sharp changes in mood. Internally wounded, they are inclined to despondency. Need an optimistically disposed person capable of encouraging them and being absorbed by interesting prospects.

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