“Introverted Sensation gives us the will to accumulate information- names, dates, numbers, statistics, references, guidelines and so forth- related to the things that matter to us. And this is an important qualification.
Such facts are highly selective, an attribute perhaps easiest to see in our stereotypes about gender. [She compares the information a woman might remember to that which a man might remember.]
The point is not to indulge in sexist generalizations but to emphasize that the facts we acquire by way of Introverted Sensation are more than information
. They’re part of our self-experience. They define the specific nature of our passions and interests
. They become our basis for taking in new data.”