Is Social Media Making Us All Narcissists?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 922 , Segment 3
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- Oct 16, 2018 11:00 pm
- 14:45 mins
Guest: W. Keith Campbell, 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?