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\ Cities \ Design \ Education \ Energy \ Finance \ Food \ Government \ Healthcare \ Science \ Technology \ Transportation \ Home / Blogs / Business / Smart Takes Follow this blog: RSS Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts By Andrew Nusca | April 6, 2010, 9:55 AM PDT 19 Comments more + Shy or introverted people may actually process the world differently than those who are more extroverted, according to a new study. Researchers have determined that about 20 percent of people are born with a personality trait called “sensory perception sensitivity,” or SPS, which facilitates an inhibited, even neurotic, demeanor. Colloquially, we say those people are “slow to warm up” to social situations, or may cry easily, or offer deeper than expected thoughts, according to the study. Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York and Southwest University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences in China gave 16 participants a questionnaire to separate participants into two groups: sensitive and non-sensitive. The researchers asked the participants to compare a photograph of a visual scene with one of a preceding scene, asking whether or not the scene had changed. Some changes were subtle; some were obvious. While participants looked at the scenes, the researchers scanned each participant’s brain with functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI, machine. The scientists found that participants deemed “sensitive” analyzed the scenes with subtle differences for a longer time than “non-sensitive” participants did, demonstrating greater
Are more conscientious. affected by caffeine. About Andrew Nusca Andrew Nusca is the editor of SmartPlanet.. Need more time to themselves in order to reflect. It's your cheat sheet for good ideas. Get it. Example: Thinkers could survive in a dangerous situation that requires thought. don't miss. but the research suggests that sensory sensitivity is a result of an inherent nature to be more attentive to experiences — not the other way around.activation in brain areas involved in associating visual input with other input to the brain and with visual attention. [via LiveScience] Start your week smarter with our weekly e-mail newsletter. The results suggested that highly sensitive individuals: Prefer to take longer to make decisions. All that may seem obvious.. Full BioDisclosureContact If you liked this. Those attributes complement previous research. Their results were published in the March 4 edition of the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. but doers may have better chances in situations that require aggressive action. Are more easily bored with small talk. fires test shots 19 Comments Add Your Opinion Join the conversation! Follow via: . which found that highly sensitive individuals are more bothered by noise and crowds. A sensitivity trait is found in more than 100 other species. suggesting that it could offer an evolutionary advantage or disadvantage: the thinkers versus the doers. Q&A: New evidence shows brain-training games don't work 10 most stressful and 10 least stressful jobs of 2013 The 10 most dangerous jobs in America Navy gets another hypersonic railgun. and easily startled compared to “non-sensitive” individuals.
chaosmatrix.. Power is Work over Time. telling those who do think what to do.Oh and the funny thing is I already figured this all out on my own and I'm only 17 yrs and no "scientist".org/library/humor/equation. let it go.. anyone seen "How to train your dragon?" Posted by Dr_Zinj 8th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +As the old (is it really a joke) goes. The thing is that the extroverts are more likely to get into management positions than introverts. So. we get: * K = P (1) . Read Whole Comment + Posted by ubergoober 8th Apr 2010 Just In RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts another way of grouping people. substituting algebraic equations for these time worn bits of wisdom. Plus they also forgot to mention that us 'deep. Posted by wilwad 14th Apr 2010 Show: 50 +1 Vote +Guess it makes sense Of course I'm an INTJ. From http://www. i am one of those introverts. So.RSS Top Rated RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts Gotta agree with charlesk61 completely. so what! why build another cage to house us in.html Knowledge is Power Time is Money and as every engineer knows. Which means you have people with an inherit tendency to not think...
What THIS MEANS is: The More you Make. the More Work You Do. the Less you Know. . What this MEANS is that: 1. which yields: * K = W/M (5) Now we've got something. we get * W = M K (7) Work equals Money times Knowledge From equation (7) we see that Work approaches 0 as Knowledge approaches 0. we get: Knowledge equals Work over Money. What THIS MEANS is: The stupid rich do little or no work. which yields: * K = W/T (4) Put M in for T into equation (4). the Less Money You Make. Solving for Work. do a few simple substitutions: Put W/T in for P in equation (1). Solving for Money. From equation (6) we see that Money approaches infinity as Knowledge approaches 0. and 2.* T = M (2) * P = W/T (3) Now. The More You Know. we get: * M = W/K (6) Money equals Work Over Knowledge. The More You Know. Expanding back into English. regardless of the Work done.
After giving it quite a bit of thought I have to agree. performing many processes with dopaminergic pathways that most folks use cholinergic pathways for. fairly conclusively. and its draining. (But at least I still have a job. a whole lot of research that is much more evolved than what this piece is referring to. Plus they also forgot to mention that us 'deep thinkers' are usually more unhappy too.) Posted by rgetsla 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts I recommend a book titled "The Introvert Advantage".Posted by charlesk61 8th Apr 2010 Reply +2 Votes +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts Gotta agree with charlesk61 completely.. Posted by greggatshack 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts As an INFP. if you're into neuroscience at all.. Posted by ubergoober 8th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts Hmmm. which lays out. Posted by CraiGrrr 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 .. Seems that true introverts have a different rudimentary brain chemistry. explains a whole lot. We think TOO much. And charlesk61 has really done the math! No wonder I am working so hard and getting paid so little.. Oh and the funny thing is I already figured this all out on my own and I'm only 17 yrs and no "scientist". Which. I am also not surprised.
BTW The INTJ etc classification only works well on people who are "unbalanced" People who score on or near the midline will tend to flip-flop categories in successive tests. Posted by wizoddg 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +Money math The logical conclusion of charlesk61's math means that if I don't work or think at all. rather than enhances the work. but doers may have better chances in situations that require aggressive action.." Should be immediate...Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts First: "Thinkers could survive in a dangerous situation that requires thought. Second: Other studies have shown that depressives tend to be more accurate observers than average. I saw How to Train your Dragon. + the runes were wrong. + film-makers need to quite trying to emphasise their newest gimmick to the point that it interferes with. I'll become infinitely wealthy. + non-Pc 'racist' and 'sexist' + the sailing was wrong + the aerodynamics were wrong + It is a very fun film which everyone in the theatre greatly enjoyed!/b Posted by wizoddg 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +- .
thanks for the post. an extrovert. it went away and I became and extrovert.go figure! Posted by julifnash@.I thought about it for 8 years . Posted by yagisanatode 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts This explains a lot . Posted by frankenstone 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +My Shyness Disappeared By Making a Simple Change I was shy all my life.. I'm still laughing... Opposites and all that . I am skeptical.Still thinking. .. then suddenly..including why I married my husband. Let's do a study on other nations to see if certain nations consist of more aggressive people vs non-agressive introverts.. 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts The problem is that extrovets won't ever read the article because they are too busy meeting people. Posted by GuntherGump 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts So they only had a sample size of 16 and no indication of variability between participants.He proposed on a whim . What changed? . charlesk61 .
enlarged prostate). They emit 3 to 17 ug of mercury into your mouth per day per filling (per CDC study). didn't get married till I was 53. Are more conscientious. am seriously considering giving up on the doctoral thesis that I stared in 1975. This analysis certainly trivializes the conundrum as to why they succeeded and I didn't: they made quick decisions. Exactly what are the logical distinctions among these three? But. I am a very good salesperson. and a long list of other common problems. I'm a total introvert but I've trained myself to function well in extroverted situations.I had all of my amalgam dental fillings removed. and try never to go into the presence of even a single stranger without my wife! My brothers are a federal judge and a retired VP & CFO of a unit of Pfizer. elevated DHT (balding.com/mms Posted by mmem700 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts I believe the article indicated that three different locations each tested 16 subjects but I agree with yagisanatode that testing 16 or even 48 people is too small of a sampling to draw any real conclusions. were never . fears/phobias. hypothyroid. never had sex till I was 25. low ATP production. There are too many variables in human thought patterns and adults can learn to overcome any negative effects of being introverted. Research on mercury toxicity has now shown that it causes about 130 common diseases including depression. low T3. Need more time to themselves in order to reflect. Here is a link to my story for those interested: http://herballure. Posted by flybywire99 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts Prefer to take longer to make decisions. I do agree with the conclusion that introverts and extroverts might use different chemical signals to process thoughts and feelings. can speak on any subject in front of any size audience and don't have any fear of social situations. never got a French kiss till I was twenty. whoa! this experiment *totally* explains why I've never copped so much as a reach-around. abstracting away from the trivialities inherent in that question. didn't get my BA till I was 35.
We are not shy. you still have so much more to see. For some things my ?S? trait are high and others the ?N?. I would never have dared to guess that a mere sixteen people were necessary to solve a problem that affects hundreds of millions of people. we are HSP (Highly Sensitive People). you are still you! That is all that matters! By the way. E and I equal A and B but what happens when you add the other traits? I am "I minus one. Grand-daughter. and it?s the same with the ?T and the F. Sometimes people tell me I am shy. E/I personality types are not any different than A/B personality types. T/F." but everything else is so close I could be the runner up for the midway personality contest. learn. Posted by david@. And only sixteen subjects were required to show this! Even if I weren't too shy to offer an opinion. no matter how young or old you are! Regardless if you are out more going around others or keep to your-self you should know. "with an E/A attitude that would kick anyone?s butt" and ?F? that would knock you off your feet in a heartbeat which just beats all.B 14th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts I am a highly sensitive person. Introvert verses Extrovert is not the final story in your life. 14th Apr 2010 Reply +1 . Aron. It is wrong to label highly sensitive people as being shy. It's utterly transparent. being a big factor.? All of these traits define me not just the ?E and I. or something! My daughter is such a high "E" that she would win "A" type personality of the decade. J/P.. Posted by hwgray 13th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts It is not as easy as E/I.? Posted by Joanna G. You still have S/N.? the F.. know and tell. I recommend reading The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N... as sensitivity is different to shyness.conscientious. and didn't take any time to reflect. get over it.. I am ISTP. but the S/N and the T/F are so close that you would not notice anything depending on the circumstance. Shy is a very negative term which can make people feel really depressed.
Don't wait -. delivered every Friday.Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts as you wish~http://www. let it go.we want to hear your opinion! JoinLogin Keep Up with SmartPlanet SmartPlanet Weekly Newsletter A weekly review of the best stories. Subscribe Today Facebook Activity View Results Quick Poll Where do you believe consumers are in their adoption of the cloud? The discovery phase The research phase The experimentation phase The mastery phase VoteView Results Blog Archive September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 . i am one of those introverts. so what! why build another cage to house us in.com/ Posted by pandora2010 14th Apr 2010 Reply +1 Vote +RE: Why am I shy? New study offers insight on introverts another way of grouping people. Posted by wilwad 14th Apr 2010 Reply Join the SmartPlanet community and join the conversation! Signing up is fast and free. one from each blog.pandoraestore.
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