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A personality trait including the qualities of both introversion and extroversion.

am′bi·vert′ (-vûrt′) n.
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(Psychology) psychol a person who is intermediate between an extrovert and an introvert
ambiversion n
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I am an ambivert, equal parts extrovert and introvert.
I would like us going forward to consider the term "ambivert" [20].
An ambivert is someone who is smack in the middle of the introvert/extrovert spectrum.
Patients in the age of 26-35yrs, 63.6% constitutes of emotionally well balanced traits 68.7% (n=13) of males showed ambivert traits (n=13) & 10.5% (n=2) males showed extravert personality traits.
The highest 20 and lowest 20 participants were assigned to the extrovert and introvert groups, since those falling in the middle of the extroversion scale can be considered ambiverts. The ambivert participants were excluded from this experiment.
E/I = Ambivert. If you answered the questions evenly, true and false, you're probably an ambivert.
The ambivert: The intermediary of the two categories, he borrows characteristics from both the extrovert and the introvert.
"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.
Education experts Burruss and Kaenzig believe that successful introverts learn to appear to be extroverted for those times when the need arises.(9) No one is a pure introvert or a pure extrovert, according to Jung, and the ideal is to be flexible and to adopt whichever attitude is more appropriate in a given situation.(10) Edward Brewer, a professor in organizational communication, stated that good leaders move back and forth between introversion and extroversion depending upon the subject, the setting or the need.(11) This is what he calls being an ambivert.
> Know whether you are more of an introvert, extrovert or ambivert and recharge your energy accordingly.
KEY WORDS: introverts, teamwork, public speaking, shyness, extraverts, ambiverts, misfit, missconceptions, psychology, daring, public speech, silence, mental patterns
Researchers call them "ambiverts." Ambiverts are in the majority.