ImageCHAPTER THREEthe destruction of stereotypes

Dare to be yourself.

—Andre Gide

Whaddaya Know? Quiz

True or False:

1. Introverts are shy.

2. Extroverts are outgoing.

3. Introverts can be “fixed” by learning extroverted traits.


1. False2. False3. False

Labels such as shy and outgoing have no direct correlation with introversion and extroversion. There are outgoing introverts (right here!) and extroverts who identify with shyness. High-functioning introverts, centroverts, and extroverts all have a bulky toolbox of behaviors at their disposal … and nobody is being “fixed.”

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