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introvert

[′in·trə‚vərt]
(psychology)
An individual whose interests are self-directed, and not directed toward the outside world.
(zoology)
A structure capable of introversion.
To turn inward.
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The same is true of extraverts who may have been required to go to an introverted church; they may now find an extraverted church, or they may decide not to attend a traditional church.
3] Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World, Christine Fonseca, ISBN: 978-1-61821-082-1
Here are nine ways I've learnt to support an introverted child.
That's why, Loerzel said, introverted leaders need to explicitly state when they're passionate about something, even if it doesn't come naturally for them to do so.
Cain's book and the adoption of new learning standards has brought renewed attention to introverted learners, says Ann Myers, a co-author of The STEM Shift and a former New York district superintendent.
Other research has shown that women are more timid about asking for raises, which may be symptomatic of introverted qualities we conversely encourage in women.
Engineering managers, for their part, need to encourage and exploit introverted thinking.
This investigation is an endeavor to make a comparison between EFL extroverted students and their introverted peers in terms of their speaking performance, achieved through IELTS speaking module.
Workplaces that have set roles for each employee are usually better for introverted workers, rather than teams where brainstorming, planning and decision-making is always done together.
You know, of course, that personality traits exist on a continuum, so some introverts are more introverted than others.
The bottom line is that addiction professionals can play an important role in helping our introverted clients to replace negative self-talk with more optimistic points of view.