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How come some kids don't get nervous when speaking in front of crowds but the rest of use do?

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Dr. James Eyerman
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Extroverted

Some individuals are constitutionally extroverted and enjoy pubic speaking, being the center of attention at large parties, being a class president, cheer leader, politician etc.
They may or may not have autonomic stability as part of their inheritance, if they do they would make great jet pilots and astronauts..."the right stuff", the book is all about the flyboys with nerves of steel.

In brief: Extroverted

Some individuals are constitutionally extroverted and enjoy pubic speaking, being the center of attention at large parties, being a class president, cheer leader, politician etc.
They may or may not have autonomic stability as part of their inheritance, if they do they would make great jet pilots and astronauts..."the right stuff", the book is all about the flyboys with nerves of steel.
Dr. James Eyerman
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Dr. James Ferguson
In the same light some kids are wired to be quiet /studious & uncomfortable in the limelight. Nothing is wrong, they are just destined to be different.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Other way around

Most people don't have performance anxiety but those who do could be so for many reasons: shy, being unprepared, feeling ill etc.
The response you have to a crowd would be from how you are conditioned to crowds and other people as a child. If your parents or other family didn't like being in public, you probably won't.

In brief: Other way around

Most people don't have performance anxiety but those who do could be so for many reasons: shy, being unprepared, feeling ill etc.
The response you have to a crowd would be from how you are conditioned to crowds and other people as a child. If your parents or other family didn't like being in public, you probably won't.
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