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By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on June 03, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Are you a Steve Jobs power-player who loves to schmooze with people but then needs desperately to hide away like an Emily Dickinson hermit? You may be an ambivert.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on May 16, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Research deepens our understanding of who dreams and why.
By Luke D Smillie Ph.D. on May 12, 2019 in The Patterns of Persons
Is personality crucial for understanding how different people respond to well-being initiatives?
By Beverly D. Flaxington on May 07, 2019 in Understand Other People
Both matter. Both contribute. Both have a role to play. The important thing is to know your style.
By Sophia Dembling on April 29, 2019 in The Introvert's Corner
A career consultant's tips for introverts to rock the job interview, and the job.
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on April 27, 2019 in Progress Notes
Here are a few must-read insights about how the introverts all around you process information and engage in relationships.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on April 26, 2019 in Social Instincts
There is mounting evidence that psilocybin can effectively treat depression.
By Christine Fonseca MS on April 24, 2019 in Parenting for a New Generation
Introverted children have many gifts. Help them learn to thrive in an extroverted world.
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on April 22, 2019 in How Do You Know?
The new statistics that try to figure out what works for You, the individual.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on April 20, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
APA style may seem a bit arbitrary, unpleasant, and even daunting. But there is a method to the madness. Mastering APA style helps to advance one’s thinking. Here’s how.
By Blake Griffin Edwards LMFT on April 20, 2019 in Progress Notes
We must be careful not to overestimate the precision of any personality model. On the other hand, human personalities are not merely irreducible one-offs.
By Jenn Granneman on April 19, 2019 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
If your child has these seven traits, he or she may be an introvert.
By Nancy Ancowitz on April 14, 2019 in Self-Promotion for Introverts
Is an introverted lawyer an oxymoron? Not according to the author of the myth-busting book, "The Introverted Lawyer."
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 Jonathan Foiles LCSW on April 09, 2019 in The Thing With Feathers
Modern life has left us increasingly isolated from one another. What does this mean for our long-term mental health and our health as a society?
By Eileen Garvin on April 01, 2019 in Sister on the Edge of Autism
It seemed possible that the fun, loud version of me was simply an attention-starved young girl. I wasn’t really game to say anything, try everything, go everywhere.
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 Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Don't Delay
Emotionally intense people can swing between highly positive and highly negative emotions. Does this affect procrastination? I think it does.
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 Arash Emamzadeh on February 18, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A new study examines the link between our first impressions of others (e.g., our assumptions about how extraverted or agreeable they are) and their body shape.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on February 11, 2019 in Living Single
Lifelong single people, people who like their time alone, who are unafraid of being single, and the single-at-heart, have personality profiles suggesting good psychological health.
By Gina Barreca Ph.D. on February 05, 2019 in Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore
As soon as Clairol colored your hair, life was guaranteed to be nice and easy. This is what I learned when I was 10 years old and reading ladies’ magazines looking for advice.
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 January 29, 2019 in The Secret Lives of Introverts
Beginning around four months of age, you'll start to see your child's temperament. And if you see these signs, they're probably an introvert.
By Christopher Bergland on January 28, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Since the early 1990s, song lyrics that reflect anger and sadness have become increasingly prevalent on Billboard's "Hot 100" music charts.
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