2. Where the Differences Stem From

Where someone falls on the continuum may depend on their psychological development in childhood. Extroverts are more likely to be affected by both good and bad childhood experiences than introverts. This is likely because extroverts are more in tune with their surroundings, while introverts rely less on what is around them for stimulation. In childhood, ambiverts are more balanced. Studies show that their interaction with their environment is more fluid and that they are more engaged sometimes than others.

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