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Extreme Shyness Can Be Overcome

That boy who never speaks in class? Chances are he has an anxiety disorder called selective mutism that demands the one thing he dreads the most: attention

June 10, 2016 — Claudia Wallis

Bigger Glasses Rack Up More Wine Sales

Serving wine in larger glasses boosted sales 10 percent in an English bar, possibly because customers think they're imbibing less per glass. Christopher Intagliata reports.

June 8, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Shy Fish Prefer to Follow Other Shy Fish

Shy sticklebacks were more likely to emerge from under cover when an equally wary fellow was already out there, rather than when a bold individual was present.  

June 3, 2016 — Karen Hopkin
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