Aug 9, 2011

Study: Facebook use correlates with narcissism in teens – The Hill’s Hillicon Valley
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Teenagers who use Facebook more often are more likely to display narcissistic tendencies, according to a presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

The research, conducted by Larry D. The research, conducted by Larry D. Rosen, professor of psychology at California State University, Dominguez Hills, also found that young people who use Facebook and other media more often show signs of other psychological disorders, including anxiety and depression.

The results weren’t all negative for social media enthusiasts. Rosen found young adults who spend more time on Facebook are better at showing “virtual empathy,” the ability to understand and share the feelings of others in a virtual setting.
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