Department of Psychology 2019-2020 Colloquium Series

Friday, January 24, 2020 3:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Dr. Heather Henderson

Speaker: Dr. Heather Henderson, University of Waterloo

Title:  Childhood Shyness: Linking Attention, Information Processing, and Relationships

Location: PAS 2083

Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Reception to follow in PAS Lounge

Abstract: Our research is focused on understanding the implications of childhood shyness for social and emotional development. I will present findings from our cross-sectional and longitudinal studies to illustrate how shyness influences attention, information processing, and social behaviour across childhood. Findings will be discussed in terms of transactional models of development in which early temperament shapes both the quantity and quality of children’s social experiences.