Tag: social exclusion
In the realm of human interactions, social encounters can trigger varying degrees of nervousness. This phenomenon often puzzles us, especially when considering individuals with seemingly poor social skills or harboring negative self-evaluations. Shedding light on this complexity is the self-presentation theory—a conceptual framework striving to unveil why certain people experience heightened anxiety in social settings.…
In social anxiety there is a tendency to pay particular attention to cues signaling social disapproval. However, if the person perceives signs of social disapproval, they may start looking for passive signs of social approval elsewhere to compensate for the feeling of rejection.