From: Scientific American Mind

Are Some Kids More Likely to Become Narcissists?

Scientific American Mind:

Some individuals are indeed more susceptible to developing a narcissistic personality. Narcissism is characterized by self-centeredness (“It’s all about me!”), grandiosity (“I’m better than you!”) and vanity (“Look at me!”). It involves multifaceted psychological traits, motives and needs that influence how a person thinks, feels and behaves. Given this complexity, developing this form of extreme self-love is not as simple as inheriting a particular gene or experiencing a specific event. Instead becoming a narcissist likely involves an intricate mix of genetic and psychological or environmental factors.

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Comments

Great information. I think that screen time and “selfy” mentality can definitely attribute to this behavior, too. Thanks for sharing!

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