(I want to make clear that this post is largely intended to be in fun. I am not convinced that INTJ is a meaningful category or that the “death stare” is a real thing. Maybe. Maybe not. This post is for fun, and not to be taken too seriously.)
The INTJ Death Glare.
More on the “INTJ” personality type.
One of Simon Baron-Cohen’s articles on autism and Asperger’s syndrome and the prospects for improvement.
In robots and humans
[The girl with the cigarette is Rachael from the movie Blade Runner. She is being given the Voight-Kampff test to check if she is a human or a replicant. Below is a more recent version of the test machine, from the series Dollhouse apparently]
But INTJs are not really sociopaths. We only seem like that.
Incidentally, INTJs have a reputation for having few friends. However this may be partly a function of their (our) reputation for high intelligence. If there is any truth to this reputation for intelligence, then clearly finding comparably intelligent people to serve as friends may be relatively difficult. (The last time I had lunch with a group of friends, three of the four people present had PhDs and the remaining guy had just retired from working as a database administrator.)
As an “NT” man, I can identify with this: