(MEDICALNEWSTODAY) — In January, we reported on a study by researchers at Ohio State University who found that men who regularly post pictures of themselves on social media score higher on measures of narcissism and psychopathy than their peers. In particular, men who edited their selfies before posting were found to be the most narcissistic.
However, that study - published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences - did not compare data for men against data for women.
For the new study, which is published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, researchers from the University at Buffalo School of Management, NY, analyzed the gender differences in narcissism across more than 300 "journal articles, dissertations, manuscripts and technical manuals." Overall, the study took in 30 years of research and more than 475,000 participants.
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