Are We Born Shy?

A long history of research suggests that temperament—or a person’s own style of responding to an environment—can be first identified in infants as young as 4 months of age. Here’s how to embrace your shyness.
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What Makes Some Children Shy

By Vanessa LoBue Ph.D.

What research tells us about the biology (and parenting) of shy kids.

She's Not Shy, She's an Introvert

By Christine Fonseca MS

Is your child shy or introverted, and does the difference matter?
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Why Is It So Hard to Receive?

By John Amodeo Ph.D., MFT

Getting to the bottom of why it's difficult to accept caring and kindness.
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The Anxieties of Introversion

By Sophia Dembling

Have you internalized negative messages about introversion?