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Unformatted text preview: • Evaluation Fears: – Fears of being inadequate, embarrassed, ridiculed, or rejected – Self-Defeating Bias: • Distortion of thinking that impairs a person’s behavior Dynamics of Shy Personality • Shyness triggered by novel or unfamiliar social situations • Shyness is linked to public self-consciousness and not private self-consciousness – Private Self-Consciousness: • Preoccupation with inner feelings, thoughts, and fantasies – Public Self-Consciousness: • Intense awareness of oneself as a social object Dynamics of Shy Personality • Shyness is maintained by unrealistic or self-defeating beliefs • Getting Over Shyness: – Practice social skills – Learning to ask questions – Replace self-defeating thoughts with supportive thoughts...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10