Psychological MBTI analysis of 1200 reddit users

The MBTI data are taken from 1200 responses to the reddit MBTI survey (link below), here is an info-graphic on how to read the graphs.

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people who think they are intellectually superior to others correlate with having no friends.

Red is negative correlation, blue is positive. Size of the square determines the strength of the correlation (every correlation I have used in the graphs is statistically significant with p < 0.05). You can see the numeric value itself in the lower part of the matrix.

Another negative correlation you can see in this example is that people who feel superior do not feel emotions very much. Or a positive correlation between people who said they feel their breathing fully and who meditate regularly. Another interesting one is that people who reported breathing deeply also feel their emotions more. And people who feel their emotions correlate with having more friends.

MBTI analytics

Extraversion

Extraversion correlates with enjoying going to parties, starting conversations, enjoying deep conversations, having more friends or feeling your emotions more deeply.
Negatively correlated it is with having no job, being a conformist and not doing any activities. Interesting artifact in the pattern in the first quadrant is positive correlation between being a conformist and feeling your emotions.

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Extraversion

Sensing

Sensing people seriously enjoy Yoga. We can also see that sensing type is correlated with being more happy and being obedient to authorities.
Negatively then to feeling alone, not doing any activities, feeling superior and being extroverted.

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Sensing types

Introversion

Introversion is in positive correlation with depression, social anxiety, skinny body and obedience to authority. As you can see there is more negatively correlated items, like being a party guy, having fit body, feeling your emotions, having friends, starting conversation, meditating and enjoying deep conversations.
And now for random artifact — people who meditate more are less hyperactive.

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Introversion

Intuitive

Intuitives are negatively correlated to obedience to authority, doing cardio or yoga and to feeling happy. They are positively correlated with feeling alone, feeling superior, enjoying deep conversation and not doing any sports.

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Intuitive

Thinking

Thinkers. They are positively correlated with feeling intellectually superior to others, being intuitive, being fit and having no illnesses.
They are negatively correlated to feeling alone, being bullied, being fat, being spiritual, doing yoga, being a conformist and feeling their emotions.

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Thinking

Feeling

In the Feeling type we can notice positive correlations in being a conformist, feeling your emotions (…), doing yoga and walking, being more spiritual, being bullied and feeling more alone.
Negative correlation for Feeling types is in feeling superior to others and in having no medical conditions.

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Feeling

Perceiving

Perceiving types are positively correlated to being intuitive, being extroverted, being a party guy, feeling superior to others, and being of thinking type.
They are negatively correlated to being spiritual, feeling emotions and very strongly to obedience to authorities (as are thinking, intuitive and extroverted types).

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Perceiving

Judging

Judging types are in positive correlation with feeling type, being a conformist, feeling their emotions, being spiritual and doing yoga and with older age.
They are negatively correlated to being a party guy, extraversion, being intuitive and to feeling superior.

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Judging

Meditation

People who meditate are in positive correlation with being more spiritual, feeling their breath more deeply, having no illnesses, enjoying deep conversations, being extraverted, having more hobbies and they are negatively correlated to being fat, being a conformist and eating sugar.
Check out the survey results if you want to know more.

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Meditation
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INTP, Master’s degree in comp-sci, Creator, indie game developer, director, writer, photographer. I like BJJ, Jungian psychology, mythology and memes.

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