Why are people so afraid to give speeches in public? For many, it can be the cause of much anxiety and dread. We speak with a psychologist and a speech educator about why this anxiety builds and how we can use this adrenaline to our benefit when putting ourselves out there. 


  • Jeremy Jamieson, Associate Professor of Social Psychology, University of Rochester
  • Philip Dalton, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Department Chair, Hofstra University. 

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