Shyness: What It Is, What To Do About It

Paperback | January 22, 1990

byPhilip G. Zimbardo

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Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo's ground-breaking studies have found that there are more than 84 million shy people in America today, including such "secretly shy" celebrities as Carol Burnett, Barbara Walters, and Johnny Carson.

In this best-selling book, Dr. Zimbardo analyzes shyness with a personal understanding of the emotions involved. He then presents advice, exercises, and encouragement to help shy people strengthen their social skills and their self-confidence. If you're troubled by shyness, or love someone who is, reading Shyness can open new worlds.

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Judging by the number of copies already sold (more than 300,000), scores of people suffer from the debilitating effects of shyness. A noted professor of psychology at Stanford University, Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo helps men and women, youngsters and oldsters, overcome this self-defeating condition. Photographs. Reissue

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Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo's ground-breaking studies have found that there are more than 84 million shy people in America today, including such "secretly shy" celebrities as Carol Burnett, Barbara Walters, and Johnny Carson. In this best-selling book, Dr. Zimbardo analyzes shyness with a personal understanding of the emotions involved. He ...

Philip G. Zimbardo is Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, having earned his Ph.D. at Yale. He founded the Stanford Shyness Clinic to develop ways of overcoming the problems of shyness. His research on shyness, vandalism, and imprisonment is cited around the world, and the American Psychological Foundation has honored him fo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:January 22, 1990Publisher:Da Capo Press

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ISBN - 10:0201550180

ISBN - 13:9780201550184

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Judging by the number of copies already sold (more than 300,000), scores of people suffer from the debilitating effects of shyness. A noted professor of psychology at Stanford University, Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo helps men and women, youngsters and oldsters, overcome this self-defeating condition. Photographs. Reissue