There is some truth to the notion that to be good at one thing, we must de facto be inept at another – but to apply this to the process of thought as a whole? This is not how cognition, or even personality, operates.

In reality the brain is a remarkably adaptable organ that can change perspective on the fly according to the needs of the situation – no cognitive function is innately inferior to another.

In this video I break down not only why I consider the idea of a weak, ‘inferior’ function outdated, but also present the three important roles this oppositional function plays without our psyche.