I've also recognized these happening often to me, lately:
There's a lot of talk about "the past," but I'm not constantly actively looking to the past. Rather, once something happens to me (or I see it or hear about it), it becomes "established information" and I assume it's just as true now as it was originally, until something contradicts it.•They interpret the current situation through association with previous experiences.
•When something happens that is different from anything they have personally experienced before, they need to find something that is similar in some way so it can be used for a comparison.
•They are usually closely attuned to the physical condition of their bodies.
•The current data and experience are not real until they have been validated by comparison with a similar circumstance or experience.
Si + Te takes the path of finding all the variables and pieces at our disposal, collecting the entire inventory/toolbox together first, then setting to work on the task at hand. (maybe)