PSY110 Compare and Contrast Critique (1) - The Link Between Selfies and Narcissism Chanity Creech My compare and contrast critique addresses the link

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The Link Between Selfies and Narcissism Chanity Creech
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My compare and contrast critique addresses the link between self-photography (“selfies”) and narcissism. There are not very many studies on this particular subject, because the act of taking selfies is fairly new. Every smartphone, laptop, tablet, etc. comes equipped with a camera that can take your photo and then have it sent to the social media outlet of your choosing. However, the few studies that have been done all seem to come to the same conclusion. There is a definite correlation between the amount of selfies someone posts and their level of narcissism, although it is not as strong as you would think. “The researchers defined selfies as “a self-portrait photograph of oneself (or of oneself and other people), taken with a camera or a camera phone held at arm’s length or pointed at a mirror, that is usually shared through social media.” There are different kinds of selfies, which may or may not include other people. The researchers examined three kinds—solo selfies; selfies
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  • Summer '19
  • Narcissism, Narcissistic personality disorder, selfies, Gwendolyn Seidman, Link Between Selfies

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