Based on these findings, you might therefore wonder how it could be that introverts could be better adapted to the sacrifices necessitated by social distancing. However, Oishi et al. note that the psychologically rich life isn’t something your personality either allows you to have or not. Instead, in their words, “individuals who believe they are leading a psychologically rich life may, over time, begin to view themselves as open to new experiences, especially if they frequently observe themselves engaged in such activities” (p. 267). If new experiences are forced upon you, in other words, you may find your personality shifting in response. … [Read more...] about Is There an Introvert Advantage in Social Distancing?