People with social anxiety show visible signs of discomfort during social tasks — but no performance impairment
A recent study published in BMC Psychology found that social anxiety predicted visible signs of discomfort during two social interaction tasks. However, social anxiety had no impact on subjects’ performance in terms of verbal fluency, verbal expression, or adequacy of eye contact.Social anxiety disorder (SAD) has been associated with numerous adverse outcomes, such as impaired quality of life and poor psychological health. It has also been suggested that social anxiety “exists on a severity continuum” and that even non-clinical levels can significantly impact well-being.Findings have been mixe...
Happy birthday:This weekend will be a great time to pack your bags and head out on an adventure. Make sure you finish up all your tasks today so that they don't come back to haunt you while you are trying to enjoy your journey. Your lucky numbers: 1, 5, 9, 11, 19.Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)It will benefit you to take the time out to get to know your neighbors. This doesn't mean you have to become best friends, but a little knowledge about their lives will help prevent friction in the future. Green will be your lucky color. ✭✭✭Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)While things have been getting tough lately, th...
US clarifies tasks of force being sent to Tunisia
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced on Saturday that it will only send a training unit to Tunisia and does not have plans for a combat mission.The US military leadership released this clarification 24 hours after the publication of a previous statement, in which it hinted at the possibility of using the Assistant Brigade in North Africa, in light of the growing concern of Russian military activities in Libya, where Russia and Arab countries support the forces of the so-called Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar, in his battle against the internat...
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Ecology goals mostly met, yet 'arduous' tasks remain
By Hou Liqiang | China Daily | Updated: 2020-05-26 07:32China has fulfilled seven of the nine pollution control targets it set for the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20), but the country is still confronted with a "grim situation" and "arduous task" in environmental protection, said Huang Runqiu, minister of ecology and environment, on Monday in Beijing.Still, the country will not relax its pollution control efforts amid pressure to aid an economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Huang said on the sidelines of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress, the top legislature.Overall e...
__Happy birthday:__Although all you want to do today is have fun, there are still some tasks that must be dealt with before you put work aside. If you choose to ignore them, you will do so at your own peril. Financial matters are looking up. Your lucky numbers: 1, 3, 5, 12, 17.Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)Someone may reveal a personal secret to you today, so be ready to listen. Try to keep in mind how this shows how much trust they have in you. You will be able to capitalize on a major financial opportunity if you pay attention to the stock market. ✭✭✭✭Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)Relaxation will be the...
Libra Horoscope: March 19th
You think about your routines and daily tasks, and the deeper responsibilities of family and home life. Source: uInterviewuInterviewOfficial WebsiteFacebookTwitterApp download(iTunes)App download(Android)