Category: Processing

Internal Versus External Processing

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How do you process information? Do you need to think it over, or do you need to talk about it? People fall into one of two categories for processing information: the internal processor or the external processor. Here is another way to look at it. The external processor will talk to think while the internal processor will think to talk. One of these ways of processing information and navigating life’s challenges is not better than the other They both have strengths and weaknesses, and this is most often seen in the context of relationships when people process information differently. When people understand the way their spouse, friend, significant other, or coworker process information, it aids in promoting effective communication. However, when there is a disconnect in understanding the way others around you process information, it can lead to conflict, frustration, and anger. 

 

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  • Processing

Tags:

  • conflict
  • patience
  • talk
  • think

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