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  1. Darwin

    Introversion (vs. ?) Autism

    I noticed that introversion and autism share a lot of features. 1. Sensitivity. I read about a famous experiment by Kagan. They tried to estimate the reactivity of children to certain stimuli (by measuring changes in heart rate, for example). They then categorized them into two groups: the...
  2. sisselcakes

    Aspie overload - how to help

    How do you like your friends and family to treat you when you're on overload? My bf had gotten fired from many jobs in IT due to interpersonal issues- usually would end up telling someone off or having his version of a meltdown due to frustration with "illogical" people. Actually he might have...
  3. WereBear

    A Theory About Introversion, Extroversion, and Autism

    Ran across an intriguing article about it. Grimes, Cheek, and Norem developed a four-factor model of introversion, dividing it into Social Introversion (prefers solitude to people); Thinking Introversion (reflective and introspective); Anxious Introversion (shy and ruminative); and Inhibited...
  4. WereBear

    Spontaneity a problem?

    I find this interesting, but I'm not sure it applies to me. Completely. :D I certainly prefer to plan and be informed. They say you should live in the present, and “they” form a chorus of voices that is growing in number by the second. Everywhere you turn these days, the message is loud and...
  5. 23andaspie

    Introversion and Autism

    I wanted to share a paper I've known about for some time called Introversion and Autism: A Conceptual Exploration of the Placement of Introversion on the Autism Spectrum. How do others feel about this view? I know that some Aspies actually consider themselves extroverts or people have referred...
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