Ted Talk Analysis

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Critical Thinking Assignment In the Ted talk, Susan Cain talks about how being an introvert is powerful. Introversion is about how a person responds to certain stimulation especially in social areas. She goes in and talks about her own experience on how see was criticized for being an introvert from a young age and was told to be more of an extrovert and socialize. Cain ideally wanted to become a writer, but became a lawyer because she felt as if being an introvert was wrong; but Psychologists believe that they capable of creating brilliant ideas. Carl Jung was the first guy who coined the terms ‘introvert’ and ‘extrovert’. In history, there have been many successful introverts like Steve Wozniak, and Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss). Steve Woznick…show more content…
This talk connects to our class because the chapter talked about in this week’s lesson pertains to types of personality, like being an introvert or an extrovert. This talk was very well-spoken, Cain delivered her thoughts and ideas across well with many great examples. Especially when she has suffered with being introvert herself throughout her life. She made many strong points when she spoke about historical famous figures and current famous figures and how they impacted societies with their ideas. She also made a strong point about introverts while she told the audience her experience at camp. I agree with Cain’s perspective of introverts because I have many friends who fit into that category. They have more problem-solving skills and do extremely well in school. Some would say she is being biased, but she also goes into talk about the needs of introverts and extroverts at the end to balance things out. After watching this talk, I was not left with unanswered questions or felt that she needs more additional information to back up her claims. Both introverts and extroverts should have the courage to do or say
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