Frontal Brain Electrical Activity in Shyness and Sociability

@article{Schmidt1999FrontalBE,
  title={Frontal Brain Electrical Activity in Shyness and Sociability},
  author={Louis A. Schmidt},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={1999},
  volume={10},
  pages={316 - 320}
}
  • L. Schmidt
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Science
A number of studies have shown that shyness and sociability may be two independent personality traits that are distinguishable across a variety of measures and cultures. Utilizing recent frontal activation–emotion models as a theoretical framework, this study examined the pattern of resting frontal electroencephalographic (EEG) activity in undergraduates who self-reported high and low shyness and sociability. Analyses revealed that shyness was associated with greater relative right frontal EEG… 

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