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Facebook Use Raises Self-Esteem
2012-06-27 06:20:17

We all love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current rank as one of the most visited sites on the web. New studies from the University of Georgia finds what people may really "like" about social networking is they get to talk about themselves. "Despite the name ℠social networks,' much user activity on networking sites is self-focused," said Brittany Gentile, a UGA doctoral candidate who looked at the effects of social...

2012-03-12 14:52:46

Although high levels of narcissism can impair ethical judgment regardless of one's religious orientation or orthodox beliefs, narcissism is more harmful in those who might be expected to be more ethical, according to a Baylor University study published online in the Journal of Business Ethics. "Devout people who are narcissistic and exercise poor ethical judgment would be committing acts that are, according to their own internalized value system, blatantly hypocritical," said Marjorie J....

2012-03-06 13:00:00

A new study by Marcus Arvan, PhD, appearing in the peer-reviewed research journal, Neuroethics, confirms and extends upon the results of an earlier study linking socially conservative views to three anti-social personality traits: Machiavellianism (deception), narcissism (overinflated sense of self-worth) and psychopathy (absence of guilt or remorse). Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 A new study by Marcus Arvan, PhD, appearing in the peer-reviewed research journal, Neuroethics, confirms the...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

How to Make Long Distance Relationships Sizzle and How to Manage a Narcissist When couples take time apart to nourish their own friendships and interests, it's a sign of a healthy relationship. But what to do when facing a "commuter marriage" or long distance relationship? USA Today reports that these type of long-term arrangements are on the rise (http://yourlife.usatoday.com/sex-relationships/story/2012-02-20/Together-apart-Commuter-marriages-on-the-rise/53170648/1) and Dr. Bonnie Eaker...

2012-01-25 07:05:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Narcissism is a personality trait that is defined by an inflated sense of grandiosity, self-importance, and overestimations of uniqueness. A University of Michigan psychologist, Sara Konrath, was quoted as saying in a recent study published in PLoS One, "Narcissistic men may be paying a high price in terms of their physical health, in addition to the psychological cost to their relationships." The study shows that the level of narcissism is rising in the United States...

2012-01-24 10:35:29

Narcissism has a higher health cost for men The personality trait narcissism may have an especially negative effect on the health of men, according to a recent study published in PLoS ONE. "Narcissistic men may be paying a high price in terms of their physical health, in addition to the psychological cost to their relationships," says Sara Konrath, a University of Michigan psychologist who co-authored the study. Earlier studies by Konrath and others have shown that the level of...

2011-12-24 08:00:00

There's typically a narcissist at every holiday table - they're the opposite of Santa Claus! USA Today recently featured tips for how to know if there's a narcissist putting a damper on festivities this season, and what to do about it (http://usat.ly/t3GgyA). Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil weighs in with a few suggestions for dealing with a narcissist during the holidays. (PRWEB) December 24, 2011 There's typically a narcissist at every holiday table - they're the opposite of Santa Claus! USA Today...

2011-11-07 20:00:00

A new study by Marcus Arvan, PhD appearing in the peer-reviewed research journal, Neuroethics, shows conservative value judgments on the death penalty, gay marriage, free markets, the right to go to war against UN resolutions, and detention of suspected terrorists without trial, to be related to three dark and anti-social personality traits: Machiavellianism (deception), narcissism (overinflated sense of self-worth), and psychopathy (absence of guilt or remorse). No significant relationships...

2011-08-26 15:41:24

Hovering helicopter parents who restrict their kids´ unstructured play may actually harm, rather than help, children according to the latest issue of the American Journal of Play, a scholarly journal which has gathered a distinguished group of experts to probe the near-extinction of free play and its effects on children and society. “Remarkably, over the last 50 years, opportunities for children to play freely have declined continuously and dramatically in the United States and...

2011-08-20 00:00:04

Paul's book explains scientifically how we design our lives, from our careers to our relationships. He carefully explains how we recreate the world around us to suit our personality. Derivations of his profound personality system have been used by a former president in securing re-election as well as researchers and clinicians in helping understand the root causes of Autism, Alzheimer's and depression. The book explains things in easy to understand terms suitable for families. Orlando,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.