Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In Susan Cain's 'Quiet'

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In Quiet, Susan Cain (2013) argued that most people undervalue introverts, and therefore she attempts to show us how much we lose by doing so. She describes the rise of the extrovert culture in the 21st century and explains how deeply it has influenced the western culture. Additionally, she introduces an example of successful introverts from people who recharges in loneliness after his talks then to a record-breaking sales associate who taps into the questioning power. Passionately argued and well researched, Quiet attempts to permanently change our perspectives towards introverts, and most importantly, make introverts change how they see themselves. In this task, I am going to summarize Susan Cain’s book (2012) Quiet: The power of Introverts …show more content…
The psychologists claim that the call for privacy is a typical character of introverts and extroverts alike. She says that people who value intimacy so much do not tend to be, as noted by the psychologist David Buss. Introverts, as in the case of Emily, the wife to Greg in a case study, like to stay with someone they adore and prefer serious and meaningful conversations over wild parties. Conversely, extroverts do not seek closeness from their socializing, like Greg does. Extroverts need people as a forum to fill needs for their social impact, just as a general needs soldiers to fill his or her need to lead.
When introverts can experience conversations in their way, they make healthy and enjoyable relationships with others. When they contemplate a unified field theory, they do not demonstrate intent failure or lack of energy.
Cain describes the reaction to the novelty of an introverted child. She suggests one of the actions that parents should take to help a shy child is to work with him. She reminds us that introverts react to new people as well as to new events and places. So, we should not mistake children’s caution in new situations for an inability to relate closely with others. She suggests that when children, like Ethan, do not want to play with others and prefer to stay alone, they are recoiling from overstimulation, and of course, not from human

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