Sheldon Cooper | The Big Bang Theory | MBTI Database Personality Profiling Types


Sheldon Cooper MBTI type

 7



I

97%

N

66%

T

99%

J

86%

Temperaments

SJ [34%]
SP [1%]
NT [65%]
NF [1%]
 

Breakdown of 155 votes


INTJ   (78)

 
The Mastermind

ISTJ   (52)

 
The Inspector

INTP   (20)

 
The Architect

ENTJ   (3)

 
The Field Marshal

ENFJ   (1)

 
The Teacher

ISTP   (1)

 
The Crafter



35 Comments



Not Voted

February 13, 2018

Why not INTP? He deals a lot with the intangible. He extrapolates ideas into the unknown, very Ne.


P. Fermi

INTJ

INTJ

July 4, 2017

His lack of social understanding, empathy and agreeableness coupled with his contingency planning, OCD and constant need for structure in a disorganised world leads me to believe he is an INTJ; "I like trains because they are the representation of order in an unstructured world" ~ Sheldon Cooper's *loose*.


ENTJ

March 10, 2017

He's an ENTJ with Te Ni Se Fi. He has control over his environment, Te and he extrapolates his thoughts to process them. He plans for the future and is a theoretical physicist so he uses Ni. He pays attention to detail and prefers certain things such as food which is Se. He has inferior Fi which causes him to want to be different from everyone else, to justify his own decisions, and suppress his emotions. Having a good memory doesn't mean you are a sensor. He could just be savant and maybe even have Aspergers. And he is definitely an Extrovert, he never likes being alone. He is always with Leonard and the group.


ISTJ

February 24, 2017

Sensing! He can remember things accurat, follow & loves physic laws and never has own theories or would explore something completly new. He can remember redundant things, like train stations or flags. Intuitives would explore patterns, Sheldon follows patterns.


INTJ

June 13, 2017

@stargazingnoob

That's not correct. Sheldon creates own ideas and theories frequently. He is mainly interested in abstract fields of theoretical physics and also works on stuff like stringtheories which is basically abstract and alternative.


veganysh

INFJ

ISTJ

February 11, 2017

He seems to me as an Si dominant with Te auxiliary. So I would say ISTJ with Si Te Fi Ne. I don't agree that he is an Ni dominant so I don't see how he can be INTJ


ISTJ

February 22, 2017

@veganysh

Study cognitive functions before, then vote, please.


veganysh

INFJ

ISTJ

March 15, 2017

@NickLizard

Yes, I have, I believe he's Si rather than Se, Ne rather than Ni. ISTJ goes well.


INTJ

August 21, 2017

@NickLizard

How can people be so stupid????


amit28

ISTJ

ISTJ

October 22, 2017

@aaron.hoegn

Ask yourself, Aaron.


INTJ

October 22, 2017

@amit28

I do it all day


amit28

ISTJ

ISTJ

October 22, 2017

@aaron.hoegn

Still you don't have an answer!? :D


INTJ

October 22, 2017

@amit28

I thought you do? :)


Watson

INFP

ISTJ

January 15, 2018

@NickLizard

INTJ has Ni as first function. That means that he p.e. can forsee people's reactions. Sheldon can't do this at all. He can't be an INTJ


AzV

ENTP

ISTJ

December 30, 2016

Love familiarity. Reject something new and unfamiliar. Annoyed when change happens. Protect the group tradition and is attached to it. Most of his personal problem started by his reluctance to accept new situation.


ISTJ

August 10, 2016

Too innovative, too original, too alien to be an ISTJ. ISTJs almost perfectly fit the social stereotype, while he's the exact opposite. He devoted his life to science and study, and his purpose is to conceive theories no one has never conceived before. Take his mother as an example for an ISTJ. Unlike an ISTJ, he doesn't even distantly stick to tradition (he sticks to practical routine, which is not at all traditionalism or past ideas), so he can't be a Si-dom at all. He's obviously an INTJ with some mental disorder.


November

INFJ

ISTJ

October 2, 2016

@NickLizard

He's too much detallistic and aware of his surroundings to not to be ISTJ. He lacks social ability because he's an asperger who made the life around something that lacks social requirements.


ISTJ

October 2, 2016

@November

Awareness of surroundings is given by Se, which is the exact opposite of the dominant Si for ISTJs. Love for details is a consequence of perfectionism, something very common for Ni users.


November

INFJ

ISTJ

October 2, 2016

@NickLizard

Apart from it; your argument is full of stereotypes and I don't see any condescendent reasons to discard ISTJ.


November

INFJ

ISTJ

October 2, 2016

@NickLizard

What. No, no and no. S doms are aware for different reasons and that comment is a reason why he is not INTJ since Se is the rejection point of INTJs.


ISTJ

October 2, 2016

@November

Those are not stereotypes, but facts linked to cognitive functions. Oh and I didn't see any valid argument for he's an ISTJ, but only a few stereotypes (that are valid both for ISTJs and INTJs).


ISTJ

February 24, 2017

@NickLizard

I have not seen, that Sheldon is innovative. An N would explore more and talk about his new(!) thoughts. Sheldon memorizes already known rules and gives account of the rules he has learned. An N would try to change the inner or outer world, but Sheldon defends the already consolidated.


INTJ

August 21, 2017

@stargazingnoob

He learned swimming on the floor.... he learned climbing on the floor he learns what he needs becaus he uses Te that helps his Ni.


ISTJ

July 14, 2016

He's always so focused on following the rules, often regardless of their validity. He makes up his own rules and requires that those around him adhere to those rules. He's a sensor.


ISTJ

August 10, 2016

@Becky Sue

Exactly: his OWN rules. How could he be ISTJ?


INTJ

September 23, 2016

@NickLizard

Totally agree. His OWN rules.


ISTJ

October 1, 2016

@NickLizard

His rules are entirely self serving. They follow no rules of logic. He has no inherent understanding of why things work outside the world of physics because he doesn't care. He doesn't have the curious mind that an INTJ would have. He's an S.


November

INFJ

ISTJ

June 21, 2016

Keirsey's method is not precisely empiric. It's ok to give a final guess or determine tour own type. As long as he's excesively closed and detallistic, Ni is not that strong as a possibility.


November

INFJ

ISTJ

June 21, 2016

Oh, and almost forgot it. As an example, we can get the excessive material and experimental control of his sorroundings. The only thing I get INTJ over ISTJ is that, someway, he fits the NT Keirsey's profile.


INTJ

July 5, 2016

@November

Like I said, I barely have watched this show. But I might be able to see ISTJ. He seems wound up tightly and thrown off easily when things go wrong.

He does fit the Keirsey NT stereotype of a nerd.


ENFJ

June 7, 2016

He's ENFJ, look it up. It fits.


Luminis

INTJ

INTJ

December 4, 2016

@BanishedCreator

Why isn't there a downvote function?

If you want to state something like that, present supportive evidence. Type descriptions overall can be really similar. If you looked up INTJ, you'd see that it fits too, therefore typing him based on overall type descriptions is inconclusive


INTJ

October 5, 2017

@Luminis

There is now. Downvote away.


INTJ

November 1, 2015

Granted I don't really watch this show -- or particularly like it (I've seen about 20 episodes maybe), but how is every vote not an NT?


INTJ

December 11, 2015

@Kicking Lettuce

Yes, Kicking Lettuce, he's NT for sure.


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