Addicted to posting selfies? You're probably selfish and may be a psychopath, claims study

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    Addicted to posting selfies? Then you're probably selfish and may even a psychopath, claims study
    • Researchers from Ohio State University said men who share lots of selfies are displaying psychopathic traits, such as a lack of empathy
    • Men who Photoshop their pictures before sharing them show signs of narcissism and self-objectification, the study found
    • Researchers revealed that self-objectification may be a bigger problem for men than previously thought
    By Sarah Griffiths for MailOnline

    Ppeople who share lots of selfies are displaying psychopathic traits, according to a new study.

    It found that men who regularly post selfies on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, are more likely to be narcissistic, impulsive and display other characteristics, such as a lack of empathy.

    Obsessed with selfies? Men who regularly post them on social media sites are displaying psychopathic traits, according to a new study, which found that selfie addicts are also likely narcissistic.

    Researchers also revealed that self-objectification may be a bigger problem for men than previously thought, with many taking the time and effort to edit and improve their selfies, before posting them online.

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    Psychologists from Ohio State University found that men who posted selfies regularly, scored higher than average for levels of anti-social traits.

    Men who doctor their images to improve their appearance, show signs of narcissism and self-objectification, said assistant professor of communication Jesse Fox.

    Narcissism is most commonly associated with vanity but as a psychological flaw, relates to a feeling of being more intelligent, attractive and better than others, according to the study published in the journal, Personality and Individual Differences

    Men who put their pictures online as soon as they can are more likely to show signs of psychopathy, which is defined as having a lack of empathy or regard to others and impulsiveness.

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    I resemble that comment.
     
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    Posting that picture at the end of the article is fucking hilarious
     
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    I'm narcissistic and lack empathy, but I think facebook is gay as fuck.
     
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    I had plenty from which to choose.


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    Tell it to Kim Kardashian-West
     
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