Quiet

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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Ha scritto il 30/08/16
Comfort for Introverts
Susan Cain analyzed introverts in depth, citing various neuroscience and psychological studies that define introverts. The years she spent learning about what makes introverts tick and how they can have invaluable contribution to the society are all ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 23/02/15
It's really comforting to find myself in a book that tells me, "it's alright to be quiet, to shun parties, to need lots of down time, to be introverted."
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Ha scritto il 09/05/14
When my brother announced he is an extreme introvert, it blows me away. No way! He talked so much when he was a kid, I was there!But according to this book, the definition of introvert is that those people who prefer gathering with few well known ..." Continua...
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Ha scritto il 20/10/13
Not bad for an insight, too bad the flow is a bit confusing
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Ha scritto il 31/08/13
Notevole per argomento, modalità di riflessioni e impatto sulla vita di molti esseri umani a disagio, senza motivo, nella attuale cultura con il mito dell'estroversione. Da leggere.
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Ha scritto il Feb 05, 2015, 17:01
"This [collaborative] style of teaching reflects the business community," one fifth-grade teacher in a Manhattan public school told me, "where people’s respect for others is based on their verbal abilities, not their originality or insight. You ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Apr 04, 2013, 17:24
In one public school I visited in downtown Atlanta, a third-grade teacher pointed out a quiet student who likes to "do his own thing." "But we put him in charge of safety patrol one morning, so he got the chance to be a leader, too," she assured ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Mar 02, 2013, 16:35
Studies have shown that, indeed, introverts are more likely than extroverts to express intimate facts about themselves online that their family and friends would be surprised to read, to say that they can express the "real me" online, and to spend ... Continua...
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Ha scritto il Mar 02, 2013, 16:14
The "Bus to Abilene" anecdote reveals our tendency to follow those who initiate action - any action.
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Ha scritto il Feb 23, 2013, 13:59
As the science journalist Winifred Gallagher writes: "The glory of the disposition that stops to consider stimuli rather than rushing to engage with them is its long association with intellectual and artistic achievement. Neither E=mc² or Paradise ... Continua...
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