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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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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.
Is there a significant difference between EFL extroverted students and their introverted peers in terms of their IELTS speaking achievement?
Cain inspires us with role models, examples, and advice, even if we have to remain vigilant against too much self-congratulation as she argues that a majority of the gifted population is introverted.
Her mother described her as being a young lady who changed from being outgoing and bubbly to an introverted and quiet girl," said Ms Crowther.
Consistent with the personality types, the prayer preferences included extraverted prayer, introverted prayer, sensing prayer, intuitive prayer, thinking prayer, feeling prayer, judging prayer, and perceiving prayer.
Conscientious leaders, introverted or not, groom open lines of communication.
Further the study reveals, extroverted managers are more effective than Introverted.
We considered that the geocentric corporation prefer the extraverted attitude, describing it in such favourable terms as outgoing, well-adjusted, while the introverted attitude is dubbed self-centred.
According to Myers-Briggs test results, 25 percent of the population is introverted.
2 for the circuslike parts, and the haunting music from the Balanescu Quartet for the introverted sections, the 45-minute work is surprising.
This dynamic balance of introverted and extroverted reader's spaces is an apt architectural metaphor for Montreal and contemporary Quebec, where enduring local traditions have now come to co-exist comfortably with the finessing of global economic and technological forces.
Choosing extroverts over introverts will often combat the "too shy" syndrome introverted employees have when dealing with your building's occupants, visitors or delivery people.