6 Signs You Are an Extrovert with Social Anxiety, Not an Introvert

Introversion is commonly confused with social anxiety. Since most people are not aware of the differences between the two, it’s easy to mistake an extrovert with social anxiety for an introvert, and vice versa. In reality, though, introversion is a distinct character trait whereas social phobia is a mental disorder.…

4 Extrovert Personality Traits All Introverts Secretly Admire

In the world of popular psychology, there seems to be an ongoing ‘war’ between extroverts and introverts. How many articles have been written by both introvert and extrovert personality types to describe the special traits and talents of their own type and expose the flaws of the other! Well, introverts…

What Is Introverted Thinking and How It Is Different from Extroverted One

Did you know that the Myers-Briggs Personality Theory uses our way of thinking to separate us into introverted and extroverted individuals? If this is a surprise to you, then you’re not the only one. I thought the personality traits of introverts and extroverts extended only to external behaviour. For example,…

Are Extroverts Really Happier Than Introverts? Here Is What Science Has to Say

Psychologists agree, in theory, that extroverts are happier people than introverts. While happiness doesn't have a universal meaning, we find that in general, this statement is true, and various studies from the past few decades prove it. Here is some evidence that supports the notion that extroverts tend to be…

4 Things That Make the Introverted Brain Different from the Extroverted One

Research suggests there are key differences between the extroverted and introverted brain. Have you ever wondered why introverts and extroverts are so different? If you are an introvert, chances are that while you enjoy the company of others at times, you find too much social interaction tiring. I know I…

The Difference between Introverts and Extroverts Explained by Neurobiology

Is there a physiological difference between introverts and extroverts? An introvert is defined as ‘the tendency to direct one’s concern and attention towards one’s own life, thoughts, feelings and interests.’ A lot of the time we see introversion as something of a social curse. Extroverts are highly revered for their confidence…

5 Common Words That Have Different Meanings for Extroverts and Introverts

Extroverts and introverts have vastly different perceptions of life - so different, in fact, that they often struggle to understand one another. And of course, they have a totally different understanding of common things, notions and words. Here are 5 common words and phrases that have totally different meanings for…