Response: Shy then Engineers or Engineers then Shy?

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thatoneguy posed this question back on October 16th. Essentially he asked if engineers started off shy, or become shy because they are engineers.

I think that engineers may start off somewhat introverted coming out of high school, but when they are put into a bunch of classes with other introverted engineers, they adapt and become even more introverted.  This turns into a vicious cycle that outputs what society expects:  introverted, quite, socially awkward engineers who are smart, but are unlikely to be understood by the general public.

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