Shyness as basis for friendship selection and socialization in a youth social network

@inproceedings{Besic2009ShynessAB,
  title={Shyness as basis for friendship selection and socialization in a youth social network},
  author={Nejra Besic and Maarten H. W. Selfhout and Margaret Kerr and H{\aa}kan Stattin},
  year={2009}
}
Shyness as a behavioral characteristic has been in focus of research in psychology for a number of decades. Adolescent shyness has, however, been relatively overlooked compared with studies conducted on children and adults. This dissertation concentrated on adolescent shyness, aiming to attain a better comprehension about how shyness during this developmental phase might affect, and be affected by social relationships. The first aim of this dissertation was to study in which way shyness… CONTINUE READING

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