The Power of Loners

Whether you're the President, a Nobel laureate, or merely an office outsider, the qualities for which you're ridiculed may prove your greatest asset.

Revenge of the Introvert

By Laurie Helgoe Ph.D.

Wallflowers have their (quiet) advantage.

Barack Obama: Mr. Outsider, Mr. Confident

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.

The resilient president defies self-esteem sociology.

Why Outsiders Get Bullied

By Hara Estroff Marano

Bullies pick on outsiders—but harm themselves the most.

Hipsters: Why Feigning Out-Group Status Is "In"

By Jeff Wise

The sad science of wannabe dweebs.

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