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Misconceptions of the Mind

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For years, societal misconceptions about the true definitions of the terms “introvert” and “extrovert” have caused widespread mislabeling of various behaviors and traits.  The meanings of these words have been lost behind the symptoms we associate them with, such as shyness or aggression.  Millions of people are either completely unaware or simply do not understand how they identify on this psychological spectrum. “It’s a scale,” AP Psychology teacher Jessica Kouba said. “Typically introverts just get more reenergized or more reward out of being by themselves or more independent, whereas your extroverts tend to like being more social. They feel more […]

February 18, 2015