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Why are introverts perceived to be less intelligent, even stupid by our American extroverted


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Best Answer Jennifer (ActionForEarth) says

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 12 months ago

    Unfortunately, we introverts are perceived as less intelligent because we don't rabble on in conversation. Many people perceive quiet & introverted people that way. When we reveal how much we know, they are surprised that we actually know so mu


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    dashingscorpio 12 months ago

    Excellent point. Both introverts and extroverts are more comfortable with those who are like them. Some folks view introverts as being arrogant, standoffish, passive, untrustworthy or boring in (social gatherings).

    Most times it's just shyness.


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 12 months ago

    Love this answer. It's a common belief that all introverts are shy or insecure somehow and that isn't the case. I can hold conversations with strangers - if I must, lol, but I prefer a lot of solitude with little bits of people time :)

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    Efficient Admin 12 months ago

    Good point. A manager may need to ask the introvert for input. I work for an engineering firm and most of the engineers are highly specialized, and introverts. They don't talk unless you ask them for input.


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