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Scientists explore what makes introverts and extroverts tick

We’ve all heard the terms “introvert”and “extrovert.” But what, scientifically speaking, makes introverts and extroverts the way they are?

Is it genetics?

Environmental factors? 299 more words


“Introvert” and “extrovert” aren’t just trendy buzzwords we use to describe ourselves on social media. They’re widely researched psychological terms in the scientific community.

Psychology professor Don Ryujin of Cal Poly says, “Introversion and extroversion are definitely traits, and probably universal.” 129 more words


Eye-Tracking Research

Eye Tracking is a proven method for investigating tension and navigation behaviour. ASAP council member and senior research fellow of Nanyang Technological University Dr. Adam Charles Roberts uses this methodology in his current project where he tries to understand psychological effects of people working in windowless environments.

Research Studies

Can You Think Yourself Younger?

You may have heard of the term ‘mindfulness’ and the psychological benefits of being more in-the-moment as we perform daily tasks, for example, eating without distractions. 395 more words


Working efficiently

My to-do list crashed and burned

We academics generally have to structure our own time. Many goals are long to medium term and completed fairly autonomously. 697 more words

Cognitive Neuroscience

With Coercive Control, the Abuse Is Psychological - The New York Times

Domestic violence can come in many forms. One of the most subtle and confusing types of abuse is coercive control; a pattern of behavior that some people — usually but not always men — employ to dominate their partners. 156 more words

Psychology Research

Video: What to Expect From Your First Therapy Session | World of Psychology

Today I would like to address the expectations an individual should have when attending their first therapy session. In my clinical practice, my patients frequently communicate how intimidated they felt prior to that “dreaded” first appointment. 152 more words

Psychology Research