The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

What does 'Introverts' mean?

Find out what Introverts means. Introverts is explained by Tina L. Quick - author of The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

Introverts

Refers to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to denote different ways in which people stand in relation to the world and interact with it. Introverts are people who draw their primary energy from the inner world of information, thoughts, ideas, and other reflections. When circumstances require an excessive amount of attention spent in the “outside” world, those preferring Introversion find the need to retreat to a more private setting as it to recharge their drained batteries.

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"...Jung used another dimension that most people are familiar with: introversion and extroversion. The two words, as Jung used them, were neutral, neither one was better than the other. Nowadays the word introversion has acquired a negative connotation associated with timidity, shyness and social awkwardness. But for Jung these two terms simply denoted different ways in which people stand in ..."
"...The ingenuity of the MBTI consists in the interactions created by all the possible permutations of the four dimensions which produce 16 discernable types: Each type is indicated by a four-letter combination indicating one of the two sides of each of the four dimensions: E-I (extroversion and introversion); S-N (sensing and intuiting); T-F (thinking and feeling) and J-P (judging and perceiving). ..."
"...introversionefer Extroversion are drawn to the outside world as their elemental source of energy. Rarely, if ever, do extroverted preference people feel their energy batteries are “drained” by excessive amounts of interaction with the outside world. They must engage the things, people, places and activities going on in the outside ..."

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