Definition copyright © Daryl Sharp, condensed from: C. G. Jung Lexicon: A Primer of Terms and Concepts (Studies in Jungian Psychology by Jungian Analysts)
One of the four psychic functions according to Jung's model of psychological types. It is a rational (i.e., judgmental) function that determines value and promotes personal relationship. Feeling is not to be confused with emotion, which results from the activation of a complex. Its polar opposite is the thinking function.