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Shyness study examines how human brain adapts to stimuli

Shyness study examines how human brain adapts to stimuli | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

Shyness may be the result of deficits in two areas of the brain, new research finds. In fMRI studies, everyone responds similarly to unfamiliar faces, but non-shy people habituate as faces become familiar. Shy people, on the other hand, do not. Familiar faces trigger the same brain response as unfamiliar faces.

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Easily embarrassed? Study finds people will trust you more

Easily embarrassed? Study finds people will trust you more | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
If tripping in public or mistaking an overweight woman for a mother-to-be leaves you red-faced, don't feel bad. A new study suggests that people who are easily embarrassed are also more trustworthy, and more generous.
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