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Extraversion
In Jung's schema, the extrovert is the person whose psychic energy comes from people and things outside, thus the opposite of the introvert.


The influence of the extraverted function is very high in North American society, which values action over reflection and inwardness.

Jung believed that each of us tends to depend primarily on a single major psychic function to live in the world.

Nobody is only extraverted but it appears that normal people tend to have a little more or a little less of the extrovert quality in themselves.

Therapy is very useful in helping people explore and develop a healthy level of extraversion.

See also introversion.
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