W. Ray Crozier (PhD) is Reader in Psychology in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He has published extensively on shyness and embarrassment as well as the psychology of art and decision-making, and is the author of Understanding Shyness (Palsgrave, 2001) and editor of Shyness: Development, Consolidation and Change (Routledge, 2000). He organized the International Conference on Shyness and Self-consciousness held in Cardiff in 1997.
School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3WT, UK
Lynn E. Alden (PhD) is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She also holds an appointment as clinical supervisor in the psychology internship program at Vancouver General Hospital. She has served as Director of Clinical Training at UBC, as President of the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs, and is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association. Dr. Alden is currently an Associate Editor of Cognitive Therapy and Research. She has published extensively on cognitiveinterpersonal perspectives of social anxiety, social phobia, and avoidant personality disorder.
Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4, Canada