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“Small Talk” Seminar

Carducci, professor of psychology and director of the Shyness Research Institute at IUS, speaking to students about small talk on Thursday, Sept. 7.

Trevor Swearingen, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2016

Students at IU Southeast are learning how to overcome shyness and learn the skills necessary for successful small talk. On Wednesday, Sept. 7 Bernardo Carducci, professor of psychology and director of the Shyness Research Institute at IU Southeast, provided tips for successful social engagement for th...

Overcoming shyness

The Shyness Research Institute, located on the second floor of Crestview Hall.

Ty Simpson, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2015

Erin Coffee, journalism sophomore, said there was one defining moment in her youth. It was at the beginning of her eighth grade school year when a student sat next to her on the bus. Coffee, who struggled with shyness and depression during her childhood, described that bus ride as inspiring. The...

Psychology professor interviewed on CBS

Bryan Jones

August 22, 2013

Bernardo Carducci, psychology professor and director of the Shyness Research Institute, was on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday, Aug. 20 to discuss the right and wrong ways to talk with people. "You don't have to be brilliant," Carducci said during the interview. "You just have to be nice." If you w...

Shyness expert guides through life example

IUS Horizon

April 8, 2012

Bernardo Carducci, professor of psychology and director of the Shyness Research Institute, has been studying shyness for 32 years. He has also published several non-fiction books and textbooks about shyness. Some of the books Carducci has written include: •    “The Pocket Guide to Making...