Statistically speaking, our friends are probably more popular than we are. It is slightly depressing, but a simple matter of math. Because extraverted people tend to have more friends, they are disproportionately represented in social networks. And that means everyone’s network is more extraverted than the population as a whole. This so-called “friendship paradox” extends… Read more

Not everyone can be the life of the party, or even wants to be. There are many advantages to being introverted. If you’ve ever wished you were more outgoing and naturally sociable, reconsider. While most people consider introversion to be a disadvantage, introverts have a unique set of skills that make them invaluable to the… Read more