Question for you guys...
What cognitive processes would be involved in the following scenarios in a conversation:
Person 1 is more self-conscious and more concerned about feeling comfortable with oneself when interacting with others. They are selective with what they reveal to others. They tend to want others to understand their train of thought, but often feel as if revealing their thoughts would be invasive and think that others lack enthusiasm for the topic they do, or their thoughts would be considered unusual, hence they tend to stay quiet.
Person 2 is more concerned with how people react to them, and tests the waters to see if they feel comfortable. The person is more outgoing when speaking about something they enjoy. If the person they are speaking to reacts positively to something they enjoy, then they speak up. If the person doesn't react positively to the topic, then they scale things down and gradually build it up. "Does the other person want to talk about this?" is what they think of.
Curious to see what you guys think.