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is it possible that "the first given food determines the behavior of a child/person"?

In Pakistan, there is a custom that when a child is born we give him a tiny amount of food (something sweet e.g Honey, Dates, Brown Sugar). It is considered that whoever gives the first food to the ...
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what are some careers in psychology where you dont have to interact with people

I am a psychology student, just finished my BA. I like the subject psychology, but i just don't like interacting with people. I would prefer to work alone. I wouldn't mind once in a while interactions ...
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How to distinguish introvert personality, social anxiety disorder and mild autism?

There are the following similarities between introvert personality type, Social anxiety disorder and mild autism Disinterest in social interaction Interested in objects than people May be afraid of ...
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What makes someone an introvert or an extrovert? [closed]

While I can understand that this may not be all black and white - i.e. there are also definitive ambiverts - I'd just been wondering for a while now, what are the possible factors that help in ...
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What is the name of the introvert-extravert concentration scale diagram?

I heard Dr Brian Little stand up and give a great talk on personality types. On one of his slides - he showed a 'concentration scale diagram' with introverts at the top, ambiverts in the middle, and ...
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Does neuroticism go hand in hand with introversion?

I'm reading this paper on relations between affect and personality. It seems the personality domain has been characterized in terms of two dimensions: neuroticism and extraversion. How does ...
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Brain's differences in introverts vs. extroverts

I know that introverts have a higher sensitivity to dopamine, for example. Are there are other chemical and neuronal differences?
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Is there a graph with extroversion-introversion score on one axis and IQ on the other?

I can't find one on Google Images.
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What is the evidence to suggest that the introvert/extrovert distinction is a shallow distinction?

The author here claims: A great leader knows that making room for both extroverts and introverts to share their thoughts could be the key to whether or not their next project succeeds or fails. ...
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Do introverts engage in too much self-control or do they lack impulsivity?

Regardless of whether people are extraverts or introverts, if they are asked to act in an extraverted way, this improves their mood (for example Zelenski and others 2012). My question is concerns the ...
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Objective differences between extroverts and introverts

What are the empirical, measurable, objective differences between extroverts and introverts? I'm not interested in self-report studies, only objective measurements.
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Are introverts more talkative in written form than extroverts?

We all know that extroverts are in general more talkative than introverts in oral form. But how about written communication? After having talked with lots of people on the internet and met several of ...
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What causes introverts to lose "energy" in social settings and require recovery afterwards?

Over the years I've seen numerous articles about introverts that mention that they dislike large social interactions (meetings, parties, etc) because they drain their energy. These articles mention ...
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Terminology for introvert's frustration after excessive social exposure

Does anyone know if there is a phrase or term that describes the frustration an introvert experiences when they have had too much social exposure and need to be alone? As an analogy, I recently heard ...
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