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Intrapersonal vs Interpersonal

 , December 17, 2018 updated on December 23, 2020
Intrapersonal is a type of thought process that occurs within an individual's mind without being outwardly communicated.
Interpersonal is any process that is social in nature such as conversation, relationships and collaborative work.

The Difference

Intrapersonal includes any thought process that occurs in your head without necessarily being communicated outward. For example, working quietly at your desk on a document as opposed to working with others to create the same document. Intrapersonal thought is a basis for productivity, creativity, problem solving, decision making and learning.
Interpersonal includes any thought process that is social such that it involves communicating to others. For example, designing a product as a team with everyone contributing ideas. Interpersonal processes are a basis for relationship building, collaborative work, politics, negotiation and learning.
Intrapersonal vs Interpersonal
A thought process that occurs within an individual's mind without being communicated externally.
A process that involves communicating to others.
Internal monologue
Reading to someone.
Solving a problem with your own thoughts.
Reading to yourself.
Solving a problem together with someone.
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