Too much time screen time can lead to lower self-esteem.
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It's worth going out of your way to ensure that kids practice interacting with others and maintain their friendships.
Who will wait on the checkout line footprints and who will rage against them?
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Psychologists call these traits the 'Big Five': openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. A researcher suggests your profile implies your response to social distancing.
The military should take more care when hiring new staff if we are to prevent atrocities in wars.
“Sadfishing” is when a person posts deeply emotional, personal content online in order to get attention or sympathy.
"Sadfishers" are people who post sensitive or emotional personal material online to gain sympathy or attention. But this behaviour might actually indicate a deeper psychological issue.
The trait can bring mental strength and resilience.
Only children are no more likely to be narcissistic than anyone else.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma at the Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture.
Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
A more egalitarian power structure is possible.
Echo and Narcissus, Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée
Clingy behaviour can be narcissistic, too.
Was Kyrie Irving’s leadership style a factor in the Boston Celtics’ struggles this season?
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A group of researchers figured out which NBA teams featured the most egotistical players, and then tracked their performances over the course of a season.
If you make it to the interview stage but don't get a job offer, chances are you made one of four common errors.
Nhlanhla Nene’s departure means that South Africa has had six finance ministers in four years.
Nhlanhla Nene was highly regarded for refusing to fund former President Zuma's ludicrous rent-seeking projects.
Narcissism: it’s more common than you might think.
A recent study found that highly narcissistic people have thicker, denser eyebrows.
Can today's crisis in mental health be seen as the result of neoliberalism, the 2007/08 financial crisis and the austerity policies that followed?
People have diagnosed Donald Trump with all sorts of disorders — but is this ethical?
There's a fierce debate about whether it's ethical for mental health professionals to diagnose politicians they haven't personally examined.
The body language of pride.
Whether pride is good for you may depend on your personality.
The combination of a narcissist’s high but easily undermined self-worth might seem paradoxical.
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…
Are we really filtering out our ability to cope with our own imperfections?
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Donald Trump embodies the corrosive culture of narcissism at its worst. It's a trap.
Can you put a better filter on it?
A certain mentality has been on display in Western democracies of late – and we don't really understand it.