©Arlene R. Taylor PhD
Extraverts 16% *
|• Tend to have better short-term memory but may also forget things more quickly. May do better in primary school.||• Tend to have better long-term memory but have difficulty with recall under stress. May do better at the university level|
|• Are often able to perform better under pressure (e.g., exams, conflict, negotiations) although may have more difficulty remembering information.||• May perform less well under pressure (e.g., exams, conflict) or even shut down to some degree (although they would be more likely to recall information).|
May excel at tasks that provide high levels of stimulation, interaction, and variety (versus those that are very routine and repetitive and/or that require prolonged attention to detail).
|May excel at tasks that require careful attention (e.g. reading radar screens, research labs with solitary cubicles).|
|Tend to score higher on “positive” current mood scales and may even recall positive experiences more readily.||Tend to dwell more on the negative features of social situations and may even recall negative experiences more readily (and in more detail).|