Research explains why people get tongue-tied

02/8/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The

If you find it difficult to speak up in a group of people because you fear appearing foolish, it might be because of the way your brain processes information, suggests a Virginia Tech study. Those who are more attuned to social interactions worry more about their performance, causing them to shut down and not interact even though they may be intelligent, researchers say. Most prone to this issue: Women and those with higher IQs.

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