mental interests and abilities
She is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for her mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Paula Prentiss, and she is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating her thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Prentiss at times she may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Paula Prentiss as a child, and she probably daydreamed a good deal as well. She is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to her. Paula often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and her impressions are usually correct. Prentiss can be somewhat absent-minded and she becomes so immersed in her own thoughts that she overlooks things in her immediate, tangible environment. Paula Prentiss is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Paula Prentiss as anything in the concrete world. Her imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of her greatest gifts.
She is often involved in verbal exchanges, interviews, discussions, debates, counseling, negotiations, providing and obtaining feedback, and sharing information. Paula Prentiss is drawn to intelligent and verbal people with whom she can communicate and from whom she can learn. Paula loves to have an audience to hear her ideas, and she also appreciates eloquent presentations by others.
Her intellectual interests tend to be offbeat or unusual. Anything "alternative", innovative, experimental, creatively inspired or new is right up Prentiss' alley. Paula Prentiss may not have the patience to study these things in depth, but she has an instinctive grasp of them. The esoteric sciences like astrology, numerology, and the like are subjects Paula could pick up quite easily.
She is somewhat restless and in constant search for variety and change. Cautious in one way and optimistic in another, Paula Prentiss frequently changes her mind and her philosophy of life. She may prefer mental work and is likely to choose a scientific field.
Paula Prentiss tends to be guided by wrong impressions of people and could easily deceive herself about their character. On the other hand, Paula may also try to exploit other people's weakness and may even think of becoming involved in things that are a little shady.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 7th house
Mercury Sextile Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn
Mercury Opposition Neptune/Asc.