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Revenge of the Introvert

A very interesting article published by PsychologyToday.com provided some great discussion on some of the extrovert and introvert traits we all share.  Also facilitating in a matter of self-awareness and those who may differ from our own “personality” factors.

Over the past two decades, scientists have whittled down to five those clusters of cognitions, emotions, motivations, and behaviors that we mean by “personality” factors. Extraversion, and by inference introversion, is chief among them, along with with neuroticism, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness—psychology’s so-called Big Five. Although introverts and extraverts may seem like they come from different planets, introversion and extraversion exist on a continuous dimension that is normally distributed. There are a few extremely extraverted folk, and a few extreme introverts, while most of us share some extravert and some introvert traits.

Read the full article, HERE.

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