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Self-examination Project So many things to do so little time to do it For me the best solution would be to go in a room by myself and work until everything is done For others it might mean working as a group There are a lot of things that I would like to change about myself but the most important aspect would be that Im an introvert What is introversion Introversion the most common term means quiet reserved thoughtful and self-reliant and who tend to prefer solitary work and leisure activities Websters dictionary defines introversion as the state or tendency toward being wholly or predominantly concerned with and interested in ones own mental life Carl Jung is credited as the first psychologist to use the words introvert and extravert Recently Hans Eysenck has popularized the words Eysenck believed that the words are biological basis Eysenck also believed that it was rooted in differences in sensitivity to physical and emotional stimulation Eysenck said that introverts were more sensitive to cortical arousal which regulates attention and alertness and are more likely to be overwhelmed by external stimuli Eysenck came up with some personality types combining introverts and extraverts with degrees of emotionality and stability He said that there were four temperaments which were first delineated by Hippocrates The first is Melancholic which combines emotional and introverts The second is Phlegmatic which combines stability and introverts The third is Choleric which combines emotional and extraverts The last one is Sanguine which combines stability and extraverts Introversion and extraversion are both observable in early childhood Introversion in a child may be that they are able to entertain themselves alone for extended periods of time Some children may have only one or a few best friends rather than a social group These children like many adults look before they leap This means that they think things out rationally before they make their decisions They are often independent
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