14 Outstanding Movies About Narcissists

Mommie Dearest-narcissistic mother movies

From gaslighting partners to abusive mothers, here are some of the best portrayals of narcissists in the movies: Movie classics about narcissists 1) Citizen Kane (1941) A landmark of movie history, Oscar Welles wrote, directed and stars in the lead role of narcissistic newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane. Kane embodies every symptom of what modern …

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The oversharing couple: How happy are they really?

What makes couples overshare on Facebook and social media? Is it a sign of insecurity, or true love? Couples who gush about their relationship over social media are often treated with a certain amount of envy-tainted-scorn. Others simultaneously want to live such lives; and want the public displays of affection to stop. The good news is, they really are likely …

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Clowns make us laugh. So why do we find them so scary?

Scary Ronald McDonald Clown

Clowns are supposed to be funny, entertaining, and lovable. Unfortunately, adults and children alike seem to frequently dislike, if not fear clowns. The phenomenon is so widespread it even has a name. Around 12% of Americans suffer from coulrophobia  – a debilitating phobia that makes it impossible for the sufferer to interact with clowns or to control their …

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7 ways your clothes change the way you think

How clothes affect your thinking

Researchers have identified a series of psychological changes that occur when we wear certain clothes We all take a little extra effort to look nice for special occasions. But for the most, people remain conflicted between wanting to dress up and feeling guilty about taking the time to focus on clothes. Science now suggests that …

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The psychology of online sharing

The science of online sharing

What prompts us to share on social media and why do we share the things we do? Science has started to figure this out. Why we share We all do it… A lot! Possibly because of it’s ease, sharing on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram has become a commonplace habit. One of the key factors for sharing something online …

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Am I racist? Take this scientific quiz and find out

The Am I Racist Quiz - Take the Implicit Association Test

Can an online quiz reveal your deep, subconscious feelings about racism and other matters of prejudice? Where does prejudice come from? None of us are ‘born’ racist, or sexist or homophobic. We form our opinions through socialisation, the process of learning the norms and values of our families and the society we grow up in. But at …

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Too many choices make you less, not more happy

Hypermarket

Too much choice is a recipe for unhappiness, anxiety and dissatisfaction with life “After millions of years of survival based on simple distinctions, it may simply be that we are biologically unprepared for the number of choices we face in the modern world” Schwartz, 2004 Economists and business leaders tell us that more choice is better.  But, …

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