If you choose to torture yourself at one of Disney’s theme parks this summer, there’s something in particular you should try to avoid—selfie stick users. At the California Screamin’ ride at Disney California Adventure, a passenger thought it was a good idea to pull out their selfie stick right before the attraction’s…
Vindication is yours! If you've been demanding that your friends put down the selfie stick and stop posting every goddamn photo of themselves online because it's probably a sign of severe mental illness, you've finally got some research to back all of that up. It appears that people who post lots of selfies score…
If you want to know if someone is a narcissist all you have to do is ask. According to a new study, narcissists are so into themselves that they don't see their narcissism as a problem, so they will proudly own up to it.
Dr. Jean M. Twenge is famous for talking about how millennials are narcissistic. She's also written some cool stuff about how you shouldn't be that worried about your uterus drying up the moment you turn 30. But all that writing about narcissism has made the narcisstic world a little skeptical of her findings.
Hey, kids. Tradge news. I know you thought that your 700 raccoon-eye duckface bathroom self-portraits were establishing you as a rigorous thinker and a pillar of the internet — the Christiane Amanpour of "What's in my purse?", if you will — but, turns out, you're just another "toxic narcissist."
Narcissism has been a hot topic in the last few years, and it's been the subject of some overblown freakouts of the kids-today-are-such-assholes variety. That said, there's mounting evidence that actually being a narcissist is pretty bad for you — and the people around you. Let's take a look at some of the interesting…
It turns out it's hard out there for a narcissist — at least if he's a guy. A new study has found that men who are full of themselves may actually be stressed out by their own narcissism.
A new study shows that while highly creative people may be more open-minded than regular joes, they also tend to be more arrogant.
Another day, another study supposedly showing that young people are narcissistic assholes. This time, data shows that college students are more confident in a number of ways than their forebears. But is this necessarily a bad thing?
Anthony Weiner hasn't really specified what kind of "treatment" he's seeking, and we're a little curious. So we decided to check out what his options are.
A study supposedly shows that college students would rather have a self-esteem boost than sex or a slice of pizza. If that's true, would it be such a bad thing?
A new study finds that people are using Twitter to fuel their own narcissism and don't really give a flying fuck about what other people are doing, thinking, or feeling. Hm. How can I make this more about me?
When the DSM-5 goes live in 2012, five personality disorders likely won't make the cut. After the jump, find out which mental illnesses are going the way of the dodo.
Fewer than 10% of Dutch women work full-time, and face one of the highest wage gaps in Europe—"and they like it this way," says Slate writer Jessica Olien. American women, put down those Blackberries and take note.
Spend ten minutes on Facebook and this seems obvious, but now a study finds that the two groups who spend the most time on Facebook are raging narcissists and people who hate themselves.
Here's something depressing: Narcissistic men are more likely to feel hostility toward heterosexual women than gay men, lesbians, or other heterosexual men, according to a new study.
A new study purports to find that college kids "are about 40 percent lower in empathy" than students 20-30 years ago. The study press release blames all the usual suspects (technology, "information"), but what's really destroying the youth?