Monday, July 14, 2008

Techno Shyness

"Email,text messaging and iPods are causing a global epidemic of shyness,"reports Australia's Sunday Telegraph. Robin Abrahams ,psychologist and researcher, mention that shyness in social situations now affects about half the population,which represents a significant rise over past levels. "Technology is enabling us to opt out of difficult situations and causing people to become more insular," according to Abrahams. "People... email or text one another rather than talk.