mental interests and abilities
Her mind operates in a very deliberate and methodical manner and Melissa Mathison dislikes being rushed or forced into give an opinion before she has thoroughly ruminated and digested an idea. She is also difficult to sway once her mind is made up.
Though slower at grasping new concepts or learning new skills, she is patient and persevering and in fact, often becomes quite adept at whatever she sets her mind to for she is willing to devote much time and attention to it. Melissa Mathison succeeds, not so much because of her intellectual brilliance, but because she has the ability to concentrate and follow a project through to its completion. Melissa has an aptitude for singing or drawing.
Melissa has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and wisdom, and for an increasingly broad understanding of life. Melissa Mathison is the perpetual student who will be involved in higher education, philosophy or religion. Law, broadcasting, publishing or communication are also areas of interest to Mathison. World travel and studying other cultures are also strong urges of hers.
Never satisfied with the face value of anything, Melissa is always probing beneath the surface for deeper reasons and hidden motives - though she rarely reveals her own. Melissa Mathison has a very suspicious, even paranoid, side. Her mind is penetrating and Melissa Mathison has an aptitude for research, investigative reporting or private investigation. She is keenly interested in the deeper aspects of the human psyche, with a sort of "x-ray vision" of the inner motivations and intentions of others. She is drawn to anything secret, hidden, or mysterious, and may pursue esoteric or occult studies. Mathison is also a forceful and convincing speaker or writer, with the ability to influence people's thinking by the sheer power of her conviction.
Melissa Mathison has a tendency to ponder and reflect on her thoughts. Methodical, responsible and serious, she has a sound judgment. She is a good listener and she probably prefers to work alone. Melissa Mathison also has a good memory and may do well in history and science.
Intellectually oriented, Melissa Mathison comprehends things rapidly and is able to assess every situation just as quickly. At times Mathison can also be impulsive and have a tendency to criticize others. She may enjoy riddles and the participation in quiz shows.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Taurus
Mercury in 9th house
Mercury Square Pluto
Mercury Opposition Moon/Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Uranus/N. Node