Here’s a selection of articles from various sources that discuss the Scanner personality type, also known as a polymath or renaissance soul.
Whichever label is used, they are all talking about people who have too many interests to be satisfied with specialising in only one of them.
Are you a Scanner or Deep Diver? – from the Think Differently blog
Why Settle for Just One Path? – from the Success from the Nest blog
Lawyers with Renaissance Souls: if a polygon is a dead parrot, what’s a polymath? – from the Idealawg blog
Scanner Personality – from the RetroAlchemist blog
Case of Sustained Interest Deficiency, or a “Renaissance” soul – from the Naples Sun Times
Is it time to ask different questions? – from Examiner.com
Do you think any of those articles are describing you?