Are you shy? Ever wonder why? A study from LiveScience.com sheds light on what makes shy people shy.
According to the study, 20 percent of people have something called sensory perception sensitivity (SPS), which often manifests itself as the tendency to be inhibited, or even neurotic. Don’t you suddently feel lucky? NOT.
What’s the benefit? Well the study suggests that the brains of shy or introverted people might actually process the world differently than their more extroverted counterparts.
What makes someone shy? Individuals with this highly sensitive trait prefer to take longer to make decisions, are more easily bored with small talk, are overly more conscientious, and generally need more time to themselves in order to reflect on things.
Click here to read the full study. It’s a great read whether your shy or not.