Study: Wealth Gives Rise to Narcissism (Raw Story)

Wealth and narcissim (Illustration credit: Abby McBride)“Wealth and the Inflated Self,” a new study by researchers at the University of California–Berkeley published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, reveals that narcissism isn’t evenly distributed across social strata. It finds that wealth tends to give rise to a sense of entitlement leading to narcissistic behaviors. Read about the experiments investigating links among social class, entitlement and narcissism.

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