Public speaking vs. death
APRIL 21, 2008
I thought I had gotten somewhere when I contacted the author of this article , who stated, "The findings have been verified by countless other surveys and studies in subsequent years." Rather than mentally stripping (pardon the pun) audience members of dignity so you can feel better, concentrate instead on lifting your own self-image. If you’re too nervous to look them in the eye, look just above their heads at the back wall." Make eye contact for 3 to 5 seconds per person."