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Carl Jung’s Theory on Introverts, Extraverts, and Ambiverts

Carl Jung’s Theory on Introverts, Extraverts, and Ambiverts

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Carl Jung on introverts and extraverts

Carl Gustav Jung coined the terms introversion and extraversion in the 1920s. According to Jung:

  • An extravert wants intensive contact with the outside world.
  • An introvert turns the psychic energy inwards.

Yet no one is 100% extraert...

In the 1960s, Hans Eysenck added to Jung's ideas. He thought the main difference between introverts and extraverts lies in how they recharge their mental energy. 

  • Introverted people have a higher level of brain activity and need to protect themselves f...

Introverts are not shy

Introverts may walk away from small talk to recharge, but that doesn't mean that they are shy.

They may not be afraid to talk to anyone, but when too many people are around and the conversation becomes superficial, they get tired. One strategy is to withdraw and recharge through si...

Extraverts and introverts use different brain areas

Some experts state that extraverts and introverts use different brain areas to form their ideas. An extravert relies on short term memory and can come to fast associations and ideas. But they often speak before they think.

An introvert retrieves information from lo...

Good teachers are aware of the differences between extraverts and introverts and try to develop their strengths.

They help extraverts to learn to formalise their thoughts before they speak and introverts to get more talking time to practice their public spe...

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