Are We Turning into Selfie Narcissists?

Are We Turning into Selfie Narcissists?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Sliding or Deciding, Goat Silk, Saving Asian Elephants

Episode: Sliding or Deciding, Goat Silk, Saving Asian Elephants

  • Feb 7, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 15:27 mins

(Originally aired October 16, 2018) Guest: Keith Campbell, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of Georgia There is no such thing as a selfie-free zone. Everywhere you turn, someone is hoisting a phone camera and posting it to Instagram or Facebook. Selfie-taking occasionally even turns tragic when someone loses their footing trying to capture the perfect shot on a hiking trail, for example. Are selfies turning us all into narcissists? Or maybe it’s just that social media is tapping into a narcissistic streak society already had in spades?

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