.Originally Posted by astralsilkyTwo ways to approach "noodling": - Ni's focus as much as they can with minimal deviance toward a discrete objective. - Ne's experience every potential connection through divergence toward achieving a full understanding. , then, enables powers of deduction. relies on induction from previously encountered ideas, as well as general conceptual awareness (hence, the introverted/extroverted poles of each position). is sensitive to whether the subject is "on course" or not according to their predetermined plan or view. It lends itself well to linear methods and time sensitivity. It is conducive to expressions of persuasion, tact, dogma and ambition. naturally considers multiple meandering paths from various angles so as to gain a full visual. It is nonlinear, wholistic, and atemporal in approach. Clarification: Ne signifies imagination and "unity" forms of philosophy, spirituality, and mysticism. However, trends in socionics have erroneously attributed these qualities to Ni.