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10/9 am
on KET

5:30/4:30 pm
on KET2

Bernardo J. Carducci, Shyness Research Institute at Indiana University Southeast

Dr. Bernardo J. Carducci is a full professor of psychology and Director of The Shyness Research Institute at Indiana University Southeast.

He is Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a member of “Who’s Who in Frontier Science and Technology”; a consultant with Social Performance Enhancement Services, which serves to help individuals plan strategies to increase their interpersonal effectiveness and reach their personal and professional goals; and author.

His books include: The Pocket Guide to Making Successful Small Talk: How to Talk to Anyone Anytime Anywhere About Anything (1999), an easy-to-use summary of the techniques for mastering the art of conversation; Shyness: A Bold New Approach (2000), a popular-press book offering strategies for controlling shyness in adults and children; and The Shyness Workbook: 30 Days to Dealing Effectively with Shyness (2005).

In addition to his multiple appearances on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and other national and international media services, including the BBC, Professor Carducci's writings and advice have been featured in such diverse sources as Psychology Today, U.S. News and World Report, Parenting Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The London Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The New York Times, to name just a few.

Bernardo Carducci earned his Ph.D. at Kansas State University.

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