Do Psychopaths Take More Selfies?

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A study found people who spent more time editing selfies before posting tended to be more narcissistic. Those who posted instantly showed more psychopathic traits.

Do Psychopaths Take More Selfies?

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  1. A study found a link between the frequency of selfies and the tendency toward psychopathy. 00:31

  2. Machiavellianism is strategic manipulative behavior. 01:38

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