Of late, there has been lot of debate on traits of human beings which indicate that they are introverts, extroverts, ambivert or normal human beings.
WittyFeed brings you excerpts from what experts have found on the subject.
For instance, this is what Susan Cain has to say. She is the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking and Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts.
"Instead of worrying that you are too introverted, you should worry that our culture is not introverted enough. In today's overscheduled, hyperactive society, we celebrate the alpha approach (consider the rise of reality TV stars, for example) and dramatically undervalue the quieter aspects of our nature - which, by the way, even the most gregarious of us possess," Cain remarked.
Read on to trace yourself.
Marti Olsen Laney raised crucial questions in her book - The Introvert Advantage: How to Thrive in an Extroverted World. She has studied the life and behavioural analysis of different personalities before reaching a decision. In her book, she asked questions to obtain the answer - "Whether you are an introvert or not?"
Here are some points to help you know whether you are an introvert. It is based on various studies carried out by research scholars and scientists in order to get a better understanding of the functioning of human behaviour in a better way.
According to a scientific research, the brain of an introvert and an extrovert work in a different manner and hence the striking differences between their personalities arise.
An article in The New York Times stated, "Some of our most transformative leaders have been shy or introverted: Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks. All of them were more focused on their causes than on their egos. In fact, many of the most spectacularly creative people across a broad variety of fields have been quiet types who enjoyed solitude, from Frédéric Chopin to Charles Darwin."
To know more about your personality type, you should be aware of what MBTI you belong to. Knowing your MBTI helps in sorting out your priorities and provide you with a more clear conscience.