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Self Esteem In Narcissists Is Puffed Up But Shaky

Like a grotesque mask reflected in a pool, narcissism has two faces, neither of them attractive. Narcissists have an inflated sense of self-worth, seeing themselves as superior beings who are entitled to special treatment. However they also tend to be thin skinned, reacting angrily when their unique gifts are challenged or ignored. This combination of […]

Older Mothers Are More Likely To Have Better Adjusted Children

The trend of the average maternal age increasing steadily for the past many years comes with some benefits. Older mothers are less likely to punish and scold their children while raising them, and the children have fewer behavioral, social and emotional difficulties, according to new research from Denmark. Having said that, the findings should be […]

Lowered Self-esteem Linked To Frequent Viewing Of Selfies

Frequent viewing of selfies through social network sites like Facebook is linked to a decrease in self-esteem and life satisfaction, report Penn State researchers. Ruoxu Wang, graduate student in mass communications, said: “Most of the research done on social network sites looks at the motivation for posting and liking content, but we’re now starting to […]