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The MindTime Blog

Exploring human differences through the MindTime lens

The MindTime blog explores human differences through the MindTime lens.

The MindTime Blog

Exploring human differences through the MindTime lens


There’s no such thing as introversion and extroversion

Here’s another one of those curious articles about personality and psychology that keep popping up all over the place in major news outlets these days. This one is from Inc. magazine that recently published an article titled, “There is […]

Do you notice the silence? Is it disturbing to you?

Our world has become so noisy that when there is silence, as there is on the streets and in skies of our world today, it seems unnatural, odd and unsettling. But, silence is the true nature […]

Working from home with your significant other

“Working from home with your partner might be fun for a few days (Lunch dates! Early dinners with no commutes!), but it could become a […]


Know yourself – Plato

There has never been a time when knowing yourself and digging into your capacity for excellence has been more necessary.

Are you home alone; managing a household full of chaos; trying to define your new working space; attempting to home school and entertain children; […]

Finding it hard to make sense of all of this? It could have to do with your ability to abstract your situation.

There are minds that create abstraction and there are minds that bring it down to earth. The practical thinker is the […]


Beyond the cult of personality (and personality tests)

Personality tests describe your behavioural traits (in general) and rarely will they tell you something you didn’t already know. Beyond personality, behind personality and before personality, are the motivating mechanisms that create your personality. The theory of MindTime—scientifically researched, peer reviewed […]

Artificial Intelligence, Human Thinking

It depends how you look at it

What happens when two public figures weigh in on a controversial issue? It’s thinking diversity writ large!

In July of 2017, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, clashed on twitter over their differing […]

MindTime as a Player-Type Framework

Zen Trenholm wrote an article about using MindTime as a player-type framework on Yu-kai Chou’s blog (Yu-Kai was voted Gamification Guru of the year by peers and clients in 2014 and 2015). Building on Octalysis, Yu-kai Chou’s Gamification framework, Trenholm compares each of the […]


Brands appeal to thinking styles

Just a little bit of knowledge about MindTime can show you how and why we perceive messages the way we do and how they motivate us to action. This can lead to some fun if sometimes disturbing insights about the way brands appeal to […]