ambivert

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am·bi·vert

(am'bi-vert),
One who falls between the two extremes of introversion and extroversion, possessing some tendencies of each.

ambivert

[am′bivurt′]
Etymology: L, ambo, both, vertere, to turn
a person who possesses characteristics of both introversion and extroversion.

am·bi·vert

(am'bi-vĕrt)
Person with characteristics of both extrovert and introvert qualities.
[ambi + L. verto, to turn]

ambivert

(am′bi-vĕrt″) [ ambi- + (extro)version or (intro)version]
A person whose personality type shows tendencies of both introversion and extroversion.
ambiversion (am″bi-vĕr′zhŏn)
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In many ways, ambiverts have the best of both worlds, able to tap into either pole as needed.
The ambivert advantage stems from the tendency to be assertive and enthusiastic enough to persuade and close, but at the same time, listening carefully to customers and avoiding the appearance of being overly confident or excited," Grant explains.
Ambiverts are better able to balance the activities of provocation, inspection, listening and responding.
According to my theory, which has now received considerable experimental support,(13) extraverts have a cortex characterized by a low level of arousal, introverts have a cortex characterized by a high level of arousal, with ambiverts having a normal level.
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