In Greek mythology, Narcissus was a proud, attractive man who spurned others, became infatuated by his own reflection in a pool, and ultimately perished as a result of his self-absorption. In contemporary psychology, narcissism is viewed as a relatively stable personality dimension involving an exaggerated sense of self-importance, insatiable need for praise, and over-the-top expressions of superiority and entitlement. While most people hold positive self-views (i.e., believing they are above average on desirable qualities), narcissists take this bias to the extreme (i.e., believing they are better than everyone else). Their fixation on positive self-worth motivates a relentless quest to convince the world they are exceptional (e.g., wearing flashy clothes, bragging, having an exorbitant number of Facebook friends). Narcissists tend to be viewed as pompous showoffs ...

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