The Advocate

The Advocate is updated in the first week of every other month September through May, containing articles relating to private school issues, representation, and local-to-national news relevant to independent schools.

Research links one form of social withdrawal, called “unsociability,” with creativity.

“some people withdraw due to non-fearful preferences for solitude. These individuals enjoy spending time alone, reading, or working on their computers. They are unsociable. Unlike shyness and avoidance, research consistently shows that unsociability is unrelated to negative outcomes. But, Bowker’s study is the first to link it to a positive outcome, creativity.”

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