narcissism

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Study debunks myth that only children are more narcissistic

A new study debunks the long-standing myth that only children are more likely to display narcissistic traits than their peers who have siblings. Data analysis revealed only children showed no increase in grandiosity or rivalrous compared to children of the same age with brothers or sisters. Researchers say the stereotype that only children are narcissistic remains prevalent but is highly inaccurate.... Read More...
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Do narcissistic traits wane as people age?

For most people, narcissism wanes as they age. A new study reports the magnitude of the decline of narcissistic traits is tied to specific career and personal relationship choices. However, this is not true for everyone. Some people remained just as narcissistic at the age of 41 as they were during their late teens. 3% of subjects showed increased narcissistic traits between the ages of 18 and 41.... Read More...
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Narcissists: Think you’re strong critical thinkers? Think again

Grandiose narcissists are significantly less likely to use critical thinking when it comes to important problem solving or decision making. While narcissists perceive themselves to be above average intelligence and strong critical thinkers, they are unable to use reflective thinking skills effectively. The high levels of confidence they have in their intellectual abilities are often misplaced.... Read More...