INTROVERTS & EXTROVERTS AND WHAT IT MEANS ON EXCHANGE COWBOY COUNTRY ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE, DISTRICT 5440
THE SCIENCE: IT’S ALL IN THE NEUROTRANSMITTERS INTROVERTS EXTROVERTS • MORE ACTIVE DOPAMINE • MORE ACTIVE ACETYLCHOLINE NETWORK NETWORK • INTERNAL REWARDS • EXTERNAL REWARDS • PARASYMPATHETIC • SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS NERVOUS SYSTEM SYSTEM
THE DIFFERENCES IN SENSITIVITY TO STIMULATION INTROVERTS EXTROVERTS • ENGERGIZED BY EXTERNAL • ENERGIZED BY INNER WORLD ACTIVITY IDEAS • RECHARGED BY OUTSIDE • RECHARGED BY AVOIDING STIMULUS STIMULUS AND SEEKING QUIET • SEEK EXTERNAL ACTIVITIES • HIGH LEVELS OF BRAIN ACTIVITY • BREADTH OF KNOWLEDGE • DEPTH IN KNOWLEDGE & AND NUMBER OF FRIENDS FRIENDSHIPS
ON EXCHANGE: INTROVERTS – THE STRUGGLES • HESITANT TO REACH OUT FOR HELP WHEN STRUGGLING OR GRAPPLING WITH A PROBLEM • TAKES LONGER TO ALLOW OTHERS TO GET TO KNOW HIM OR HER • LARGE GROUPS WITH LOTS OF ACTIVITY OVER LONG PERIODS OF TIME ARE DIFFICULT • WHEN INTROVERTS RETREAT, SOME AROUND THEM TAKE IT PERSONALLY OR FEEL REJECTED.
ON EXCHANGE: INTROVERTS – THE ADVANTAGES • USUALLY WILL WEATHER HOMESICKNESS AND/OR ISOLATION BETTER THAN AN EXTROVERT • THINKS BEFORE ACTING OR SPEAKING • OBSERVES FIRST • TENDS TO EXCEL AT INTEGRATION AND COMPLETE CULTURAL IMMERSION
ON EXCHANGE: EXTROVERTS – THE STRUGGLES • STRUGGLES WITH LONELINESS – TIMES OF HOMESICKNESS OR ISOLATION ARE DIFFICULT • WILL ACT BEFORE THINKNING • NOT ALWAYS IN TUNE WITH HOW OTHERS FEEL • OFTEN WILL NOT INTEGRATE OR ACCLIMATE AS FULLY AND COMPLETELY AS AN INTROVERT. • INTROVERTS MAY FEEL OVERWHELMED BY AN EXTROVERT.
ON EXCHANGE: EXTROVERTS – THE ADVANTAGES • CAN MULTI-TASK • RESPONDS WELL TO MULTIPLE DEMANDS AND EXPECTATIONS • EASILY MAKES FRIENDS, JOINS GROUPS AND ENGAGES IN ACTIVITIES • THEIR ENTHUSIASM IS OFTEN CONTAGIOUS
BE AWARE INTROVERTS EXTROVERTS • Need to connect deeply before • Need small talk first before having engaging in small talk. deeper conversations. • Less dopamine means they can delay • Seldom are overloaded by too much gratification. information. • Unlikely to take risks. • Need to explore and talk things out. • Tend to project their own reaction onto others. • Need independence.
INTROVERTEDNESS AND EXTROVERTEDNESS IS A SPECTRUM WE ARE SOMEWHERE ON THE SPECTRUM AMBIVERTS EXTROVERT INTROVERT
ADVICE INTROVERTS EXTROVERTS • LET YOUR HOST • STOP, BREATHE AND FAMILY KNOW YOU OBSERVE ONCE IN ARE AN INTROVERT AWHILE. • ASK FOR TIME • BE AWARE OF WHEN ALONE AND YOU ARE EXPLAIN THAT IT IS OVERWHELMING HOW YOU OTHERS AND GIVE RECHARGE THEM SPACE.
HOW TO CARE FOR AN INTROVERT • Correct them privately. • Give them time to think – don’t demand instant answers. • Teach them new skills privately. • Don’t interrupt them. • Don’t push them into social situations. • Given them advanced notice of • Do not try to make them an changes. extrovert. • Give them private time. • Don’t make grand gestures which draw attention to them.
HOW TO CARE FOR AN EXTROVERT • Let them dive right in even if it • Respect their independence. seems impetuous. • Compliment them in the company • Offer them options and let them of others. direct the outcomes. • Accept and encourage their • Understand that they need to be enthusiasm. busy. • Allow them to explore and talk • Allow them to surround themselves things out. with many people.
KNOW THY SELF EXTROVERTS: DO NOT TRY TO CONVERT INTROVERTS INTO EXTROVERTS. INTROVERTS: DO NOT TRY TO CONVERT EXTROVERTS INTO INTROVERTS.
YOUR ASSIGNMENT: STARTING THE MOMENT YOU CONTACT YOUR HOST FAMILY: (1) Determine who in the family is an extrovert and who is an introvert. How are you going to make this determination? • Inquire about jobs. • Inquire about activities and hobbies. • Inquire about social lives. • Inquire about how they would describe their personality. (2) Start visualizing how you are going to be sensitive to their needs.
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