Here’s One Weird Trick For Identifying Narcissists


How do you identify a narcissist?

It might be as simple as asking “Are you a narcissist?” according to a study published today in PLOS ONE.

Researchers at Ohio State University, Indiana University-Purdue University and Gettysburg College conducted 11 different experiments, with more than 2,200 subjects, to determine whether it’s possible to identify a narcissist by asking a person: “To what extent do you agree with this statement: ‘I am a narcissist.’ (Note: The word ‘narcissist’ means egotistical, self-focused, and vain.)” Participants then rated their narcissism on a scale of 1 (“not very true of me”) to 7 (“very true of me”).

Read the whole story: Newsweek

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