In her post Are Introverts More Creative than Extraverts?, Elizabeth Wagele writes about how this key personality dimension relates to creative expression. Here is an excerpt :
My café friends and I, mostly introverts, were discussing where our various kinds of creativity came from recently. Our DNA is probably mostly responsible, but we each pointed to going inside at a young age to get away from a family situation.
One man had an abusive father who would ground him for weeks at a time – he would draw when under house arrest and eventually became a successful artist… Another turned to photography for similar reasons.
Not only did I love the magic of music almost from birth, but a relationship with the piano took the place of a wished for playmate.
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Elizabeth Wagele: Are Introverts More Creative than Extraverts?