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By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on April 09, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
If extraversion leads to positive social outcomes, why are there so many introverts? Here's how to understand trait diversity from an evolutionary perspective.
By Mira Brancu, Ph.D. on April 06, 2019 in A New Look at Women's Leadership
We all know networking is important to leadership success. Yet many women do not use and access networks as effectively as they could due to these 5 self-limiting factors.
By Christopher Bergland on April 04, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that when it comes to seeking solitude, your motivation for wanting "alone time" makes all the difference.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on March 19, 2019 in Talking Apes
A new study suggests that introverts use social networking sites as safe environments for making real-life friends.
By Jenn Granneman on February 27, 2019 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
A recent study found a surprising connection between introversion and good grammar — and revealed why introverts might be the ultimate sticklers.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on February 02, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The idea that introverts would be happier if they could only become extraverts fits common-sense notions about personality. A new experimental study challenges that belief.
By Jenn Granneman on December 21, 2018 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Your child would rather stand back and watch than play with other kids, and she spends a lot of time alone. Congratulations: You've got an introvert.
By Sophia Dembling on December 06, 2018 in The Introvert's Corner
Friendship is important and requires maintenance. Don't let introvert power weaken your bonds with others.
By Robert Berezin M.D. on November 09, 2018 in The Theater of the Brain
Understanding the role that genetic temperament plays in how specific psychiatric symptoms are created.
By Jenn Granneman on September 14, 2018 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
It happens to both introverts and extroverts — and, as it turns out, it can be a good thing.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on September 10, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Texting is getting a bad rap. Actually, research reveals the ways in which it can enhance your offline relationships.
By Jean Kim M.D. on March 21, 2018 in Culture Shrink
Introverts often feel overlooked or misunderstood in extrovert-heavy American work culture. Here are strategies for them to connect successfully with coworkers and excel at work.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on March 13, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The strength of the introvert is the ability to use quiet reflection and introspection when needed. New research shows what happens when the situation requires being outgoing.
By Sophia Dembling on February 25, 2018 in The Introvert's Corner
We can develop social anxiety when we avoid the interactions that scare us, but we can conquer it with practice.
By Jenn Granneman on January 02, 2018 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Introverts really know their stuff.
By Jenn Granneman on December 27, 2017 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Introverts need solitude like we need air to breathe. Here's why you should spend more time alone in the new year.
By Caroline Beaton on October 06, 2017 in The Gen-Y Guide
Introverts and extroverts do exist, but they're exceptions and at a disadvantage.
By Jenn Granneman on July 31, 2017 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Introverts had higher levels of electrical activity in their brains than extroverts.
By Jenn Granneman on June 20, 2017 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Meaningful conversation is linked to happiness? Introverts got it right.
By John A. Johnson Ph.D. on March 22, 2017 in Cui Bono
Where, exactly, is the dividing line between introversion and extraversion? Or, for any trait, how do psychologists determine if you are low, average, or high degree on that trait?
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on January 24, 2017 in The Human Beast
Extraverts are more vulnerable to boredom. In the evolutionary past, they likely relieved the boredom by having affairs. Did this improve their reproductive success?
By Daniel J Winarick Ph.D. on January 02, 2017 in Personality Quotient
Where did all the schizoids go?
By Sophia Dembling on December 06, 2016 in The Introvert's Corner
Introversion can be an easy scapegoat for relationship problems, but it's only the beginning of the discussion.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on December 06, 2016 in Evolution of the Self
There are several ways to distinguish one introvert from another. All the same, this personality trait can be extremely tricky to define, for it embodies multiple dimensions.
By Sophia Dembling on November 01, 2016 in The Introvert's Corner
You're not doing introversion any favors if you think the introvert-proud movement is all about staying home.
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