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Introspection refers to the process whereby people look inward and examine their own thoughts, feelings , and motives

Introspectionism is a school of psychological thought devoted to identifying the smallest elements of conscious experience.

Introversion refers to ego attitude in which energy is mainly directed inward. Introversion is one of the two (2) major attitudes or orientations of personality , introversion represents an orientation toward subjective experience and focusing on one’s own perception of the external world. According to Jung, Introversion is the attitude toward life that is characterized by social isolation and an introspective nature; an attitude of the psyche characterized by an orientation toward one's own thoughts and feelings .

Introversion/Extroversion refers to the opposite poles of a personality dimension ; the opposite poles of a personality dimension: Introverts are shy and anxious around others, and tend to withdraw from social situations; extroverts are highly sociable and enjoy being with others

Introvert refers to a person whose attention is focused inward; a shy, reserved, self -centered person.

Intuiting refers to a personality function that stresses having a hunch or guess about something, which may arise from the unconscious. Intuiting's polar opposite is Sensing.

Intuition refers to quick, impulsive thought that does not make use of formal logic or clear reasoning. In Descartes's philosophy , Intuition is the introspective process by which clear and distinct ideas are discovered.

Intuitionism is a term in fuzzy-trace theory , the tendency of people to prefer to think, reason, and remember by processing inexact. Fuzzy memory representations rather than working logically from exact, verbatim representations.

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