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What kind of thinker are you?

Take our 20-question quiz and find out!

Rate each of the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5, with a rating of 1 indicating that you completely disagree with the statement and a rating of 5 indicating that you completely agree. Intermediate numbers indicate intermediate levels of agreement. These statements test your tendency to use Top Brain vs. Bottom Brain processing, and will assess your dominant thinking mode.

 

What kind of thinker are you?

1. When I look at a garden, I usually notice the patterns of plantings.

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You Have
Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You usually think in Adaptor Mode: You are open to being absorbed by local events, are action-oriented and responsive to on-going situations.
You Have
Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Adaptor Mode (you are open to being absorbed by local events, are action-oriented and responsive to ongoing situations), but sometimes think in Perceiver Mode instead (you interpret what is experienced, put it in context, and understand the implications).
You Have
Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Perceiver Mode (you interpret what is experienced, put it in context, and understand the implications) but sometimes think in Adaptor Mode instead (you are open to being absorbed by local events, are action oriented and responsive to ongoing situations).
You Have
Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You usually think in Perceiver Mode: You interpret what is experienced, put it in context, and understand the implications.
You Have
Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Adaptor Mode (you are open to being absorbed by local events, are action-oriented and responsive to ongoing situations), but sometimes think in Stimulator Mode instead (you make and act on plans, but do not always register consequences and adjust plans accordingly).
You Have
Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You think in situational Adaptor Mode: you are open to being absorbed by local events, are action-oriented and responsive to ongoing situations, but you are particularly context dependent.
You Have
Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You think in situational Perceiver Mode: you tend to interpret what is experienced, put it in context, and understand the implications, but you are particularly context dependent.
You Have
Tendency Not To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Perceiver Mode (you interpret what is experienced, put it in context, and understand the implications) but sometimes think in Mover Mode instead (you make and act on plans, register consequences, and adjust plans accordingly).
You Have
Tendency To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Stimulator Mode (you make and act on plans, but do not always register consequences and adjust plans accordingly) but sometimes think in Adaptor Mode instead (you are open to being absorbed by local events, are action oriented and responsive to ongoing situations).
You Have
Tendency To Rely on Top/Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You think in situational Stimulator Mode: you tend to make and act on plans, but do not always register consequences and adjust plans accordingly, but are particularly context dependent.
You Have
Tendency To Rely on Top/Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You think in situational Mover Mode: You tend to make and act on plans, register consequences, and adjust plans accordingly, but are particularly context dependent.
You Have
Tendency To Rely on Top/Very Strong To Rely on Tendency Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Mover Mode (you tend make and act on plans, register consequences, and adjust plans accordingly) but sometimes think in Perceiver Mode instead (you interpret what is experienced, put it in context and understand implications).
You Have
Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You usually think in Stimulator Mode: You make and act on plans, but do not always register consequences and adjust plans accordingly.
You Have
Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Top/Tendency Not To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Stimulator Mode (you make and act on plans, but do not always register consequences and adjust plans accordingly) but sometimes you think in Mover Mode instead (you make and act on plans, register consequences, and adjust plans accordingly).
You Have
Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Top/Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You tend to think in Mover Mode (you tend to make and act on plans, register consequences, and adjust plans accordingly) but sometimes think in Stimulator Mode instead (you make and act on plans, but do not always register consequences and adjust plans accordingly).
You Have
Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Top/Very Strong Tendency To Rely on Bottom
Which Means
You usually think in Mover Mode: You make and act on plans, register consequences, and adjust plans accordingly.