Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Shy Child: A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Shyness from Infancy to Adulthood” as Want to Read:
The Shy Child: A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Shyness from Infancy to Adulthood
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...more
Paperback, 261 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Malor Books
(first published January 1st 1981)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Start your review of The Shy Child: A Parent's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Shyness from Infancy to Adulthood
This is a great book which talks about the reasons of shyness in children and ways to socialize children into being more extroverted. What I liked about this is not only did they have numerical data but also real life case studies to complement the facts. The best part of this book is it talks about shyness in different age groups, starting off with the pre-school years, elementary, middle and high school, and college years. So definitely, this book would appeal to those who are new parents. It ...more
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.