Popular opinion has it that introverts are thriving in lockdown – but studies paint a different picture.
Introverts tend to overestimate the negatives of acting like an extravert and underestimate the positives.
Hikikomori live in a state of extreme and distressing withdrawal.
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Traumatic experiences (usually of shame or defeat) lead many people across the globe to cut themselves off from social contact and withdraw from society.
The COVID-19 lockdown will affect people differently depending on their personality.
Whether you're a human, a dog or even a horse – how you handle pain will depend on how emotionally stable and guarded you are.
Your ability to recognise faces may have some connection to your extroversion, empathy levels and anxiety.
Compared to extraverts, introverts tend to be relatively passive, quiet and reserved.
Introverts might think they will not make good leaders but with some encouragement research shows they make capable leaders.
Birth order clearly matters, just not for personality.
Birth order offers an intuitively appealing explanation for the perplexing differences between us and our siblings. Only problem is, it's a myth.
Introversion is one of the five major personality traits.
Introverts have been coming out of the woodwork and staging a quiet revolution, but it's not quite what it seems.
More than two million cat videos were posted on YouTube as of 2014 with nearly 26 billion total views.
Watching cute cat videos and looking at their online pictures may not be a waste of time. A new study has found doing so could boost energy levels and increase feelings of happiness.
Myers-Briggs has a legion of fans; but not everyone thinks such a system is a good idea.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the most popular personality test, boasting millions of test-takers each year. Developed in the 1940s by Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Briggs, the MBTI is…