Perceived as consistent/cautious. Seeks to gain fulfillment through perseverance, and are characterized as pragmatic and data-driven—sometimes even perceived to be dogmatic and closed-minded.
Paying attention to physical reality, what one sees, hears, can touch, taste, and smell.
Concerned with what is actual, present, current, and real. Noticing facts and remembering details. Preferring to see the practical use of things and learn best when seeing how to use what one is learning.
Experience speaks louder than words. Are often detail conscious, focusing on detail, likes to be methodical, organised and systematic, may become preoccupied with detail.
The following statements generally apply: remembering events as snapshots of what actually happened, solving problems by working through facts until understanding a problem, being pragmatic and looking to the "bottom line", starting with facts and then forming a big picture, trusting experience first and words and symbols less, sometimes paying so much attention to facts, either present or past, that new possibilities are missed.