Introversion, Extroversion & the Highly Sensitive Person: A graph clearing up the confusion

HSP Introvert? HSP Extrovert? OR Non-HSP introvert ; Non-HSP Extrovert? There IS a difference.

 

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According to the documentary, Sensitive: The Untold Story, there are 1.4 billion highly sensitive people in the world, or 15-20% of the total population.  We also know that 30% of the HSP population are sensitive extroverts, or roughly 420 million sensitive extroverts around the world.  * D.O.E.S. acronym comes from Psychotherapy and the Highly Sensitive Person by Dr. Elaine Aron and published in 2010.
E- Extroversion, I- Introversion
Total Males Females
E ~49.3%     I ~ 50.7% E ~45.9%     I ~ 54.1% E ~ 52.5%     I ~ 47.5%
Source:  Consulting Psychological Press   1998 National Representative Sample
Myers, I. B., McCaulley, M. H., Quenk, N. L., & Hammer, A. L. (1998). MBTI Manual: A guide to the development and use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (3rd ed.). Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press.
Myers, I. B., McCaulley, M. H., Quenk, N. L., & Hammer, A. L. (1998). MBTI Manual: A guide to the development and use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (3rd ed.). Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press.

The results of my interviews with 37 self-identified sensitive extroverts, between the ages of 30 and 70,  can be found here in my article :  Introversion, Extroversion & the Highly Sensitive Person, published as a guest blog on Dr. Elaine Aron’s website:
https://hsperson.com/introversion-extroversion-and-the-highly-sensitive-person/

The sensitive Extrovert

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