Psychological (mental) age of Quadras
Psychological (mental) age is based on the combination of Quadra values. For example Quadras with [:bE:] are "younger" than Quadras with [:wE:], as putting emotions ahead of relationships is a feature of younger age.
The psychological age of the Alpha Quadra is Childhood.
The qualities that the types of Alpha Quadra share and that are considered typical children traits are:
- They are keen explorers ([:bI:] + [:wL:])
- They are looking for comfort - both physical and emotional ([:wS:] + [:bE:])
- They are more productive in stable and relaxed environment ([:wS:] + [:bE:])
- They are truthful and seeking for the truth ([:bI:] + [:wL:])
The psychological age of the Beta Quadra is Teenage.
- Enjoy challenges, taking undue risks just to prove their abilities and strength. Are the show-offs ([:bS:] + [:bE:])
- They have the sense of entitlement ([:bS:] + [:wL:])
- They have a combination of having doubts about their own abilities and believing in being extremely cool at the same time ([:bE:] + [:wI:])
- They express extreme emotions ( [:bE:] + [:wI:]) , they are feeling things very intensely
The psychological age of the Gamma Quadra is Adulthood.
- Respect those who have power over other people ([:bS:] + [:wE:])
- Are looking for and judging people by their economical success ( [:bL:] + [:wI:] ) or their influence on the society ( [:wE:] + [:bS:] )
- Prefer reasonable behaviour 'though enjoy occasional risk to achieve what they want ( [:bL:] + [:wI:] )
The psychological age of the Delta Quadra is Seniority.
- They are practical and down to earth ([:bL:] + [:wS:])
- They have a set of moral values, discussing (and especially doubting) which would be a sign of disrespect. ([:wE:] + [:wS:])
- Prefer stable, ergonomic environment ([:bL:] + [:wS:])
The psychological age of Quadra doesn't mean that, for example, the Gamma Quadra are always behaving as adults. On contrary, every Quadra goes through all the stages until it reaches it's mental age. So Gamma goes through childhood, teenage and stays adults for the rest of their lives. While Alpha Quadra types are always kids.