Salman Shahidi

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120 subjects high or low on social anxiety were asked to speak in front of a camera. While watching a replay of their performance, false heart-rate feedback was presented. Highly anxious subjects (n = 36) reported significantly more embarrassment than subjects who scored low in anxiety. Further, subjects reported being embarrassed according to the direction(More)
The present study was designed to test Price's (1983) cognitive social learning model of Type A in an adolescent population. A questionnaire measuring beliefs and fears thought to underlie Type A together with two measures of Type A (the Bortner scale and the student version of the Jenkins Activity Survey, SJAS) were administered to over 300 adolescents.(More)
This paper investigates an alternative approach to the modification of cardiovascular reactivity in healthy Type A adults using contingent (true) and non-contingent (false) heart rate biofeedback. Sixteen Type A and sixteen Type B subjects were either given instructions to compete for heart rate reduction or were given no competitive instructions. There(More)
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