Introvert Vs Extroverts

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Personality Type
A wide variety of people with differing personalities use texting to communicate every day. In the 1920’s Katherine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers created the Myers-Briggs Personality Test to determine some of the differing traits that make up human personalities. Although the test cannot always predict how a person will act, it does provide insight into a person’s behavior.
The test itself is based loosely on Carl Gustav Jung, the father of analytical psychology’s theory of personality types. The exam uses four different categories for people and sixteen different personality types. In this test people are determined to be either introverts, meaning they are shy and tend to keep to themselves, or extroverts, meaning they are outgoing or expressive (McCaulley, 1990).
Introverts vs. Extroverts
In this study we will focus on the introvert and extrovert portion of the personality test. Introverts are known to blush frequently, be self-conscious, prefer to work alone, turn their attention inward, and feel hurt readily.
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Extroverts will text more often than introverts because extroverts thrive off of communication with others.
2. Introverts will text less often than extroverts because introverts don’t thrive off of communication with others.
3. Introverts will use texting only for basic communication and not as a form of fun or distraction.
4. Extroverts will use texting as a form of fun or distraction.
We are doing this research in order to find out more about the way that different personality types utilize cell phones. This study will give us insight not only into how much introverts and extroverts differ in the amount of their texting, but but also how they differ in their purposes for texting, including having fun and distracting themselves. Fun is defined as enjoyment, amusement, or lighthearted pleasure. Distraction can be defined as a thing that prevents someone from giving full attention to something

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