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How Narcissism Relates to Social Media

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Some people higher in narcissism may enjoy using social media, but others find it deflating and distressing.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI January 31, 2020

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Patience, allies, and procrastination. Read what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup.

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Four Disruptive Teenagers, Four Reasons Why

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Teenagers can be oppositional, defiant, and aggressive for quite different reasons, and those reasons can affect how they fare in life.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI December 13, 2019

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See what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup.

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Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI November 15, 2019

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From romance to workplaces to hypocrisy, see what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology on this week's ICYMI roundup

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Psychopathic CEOs: Fact or Fiction?

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Many Americans believe that CEOs are typically immoral people, perhaps even psychopaths. But research tells a subtler and more interesting story.

Harry Potter and the Start-Ups: Geographic Variation in Courage

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A Harry Potter Quiz shows that American cities differ in how courageous their residents are, which may help to explain why some cities are economically more successful than others.

Are You the Kind of Person Who Thrives on Solitude?

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Spending time by ourselves is not always pleasant or healthy but, when used wisely, solitude can be restorative or can at least help us to think.

Psychology News Roundup: ICYMI October 4, 2019

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See what you may have missed in the world of personality and social psychology in this week's ICYMI roundup.

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