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The Shy Child: A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Shyness from Infancy to Adulthood

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Two out of every five people in the U.S. regard themselves as "shy." Yet, shyness can be cured, says Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the nation's leading authority on shyness. With co-author Shirley Radl, Dr. Zimbardo presents a program for overcoming and preventing shyness from infancy to adulthood.

The Shy Child is based on pioneering research conducted at the Stanford Shyness Clin

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Paperback, 261 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Malor Books (first published January 1st 1981)
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Dr. Philip George Zimbardo is an American psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He is president of the Heroic Imagination Project. He is known for his Stanford prison study, and authorship of various introductory psychology books and textbooks for college students, including The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox.
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