Science behind internet dating
This side mobilizes us to discover new things and makes us active, daring, and inquisitive.
The brain becomes alert and hyper-focused on its surroundings.
When dopamine floods the brain, both introverts and extroverts become more talkative, alert to their surroundings, and motivated to take risks and explore the environment.
It’s not that introverts have less dopamine present in their brains than extroverts do.
I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club.
My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling.
It’s not that I dislike people; it’s just that socializing is more effortful and tiring for me than it is for extroverts.It powers our abilities to think deeply, reflect, and focus intensely on just one thing for a long period of time.It also helps explain why introverts like calm environments—it’s easier to turn inward when we’re not attending to external stimulation.At the concert, I bolted for the door the first chance I got, leaving my extroverted friends behind.I imagine they only reluctantly left after the last song was played, the lights came on, and a security guard brusquely ushered them toward the door.