Monday, February 4, 2013

Remedy #43 Personal Construct Theory to Cure Social Anxiety

Very interesting piece here. Apparently, introverted geeks have a secret treatment for dealing with social anxiety disorder. In the 1950′s, a psychologist named George Kelly came up with something called Personal Construct Theory. Basically, it suggests we view ourselves as researchers in social situations, constantly making sense of what happens externally, with theories we hold internally. Read the whole article. Or read this entire book on the subject.