Men who post too many selfies are narcissistic and psychopathic

Men who post too many selfies are narcissistic and psychopathic
A survey conducted by Ohio State University revealed that men who post plenty of pictures of themselves online (like selfies) are narcissistic and psychopathic. The study covered 800 men aged 18 to 40 who filled out an online survey, and completed standard questionnaires for anti-social behaviors and self-objectification. Women were not included as part of the survey.

The men were asked how frequently they post a picture of themselves, and whether they edited the pictures by cropping them, applying filters to them, or employed photo-editing software. Men who edit their online pictures before posting them, ranked higher for narcissism and self-objectification. The latter means that you value yourself based on appearance and not for other positive traits you might have. This behavior can lead to eating disorders and depression. It is a vicious cycle. Men who score higher for self-objectification post more selfies, seeking to hear more feedback about their appearance, which leads to the posting of more selfies.

The survey didn't show that all men who post an inordinate number of selfies are criminals that you should stay clear of. They did score in the normal range of behavior, albeit with a higher degree of anti-social activity.

source: OhioStateUniversity via Gizmodo

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47 Comments

1. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

Bet this doesn't apply to women...

2. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

No...but it applies to darkkjedi...LOL...

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I just lol'd at this. Thank god none of you have me on Snapchat.

8. RuiBacelar

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

What's your snap id?? C'mon paps

12. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I'll pass. My snapchats usually consists of random things and of course alcohol when I go out.

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Smurf I had to laugh when I saw the article. I clicked it saying this'll be good. I'm not psychopathic though :D. You should see my face book, workout pics/bids galore.

17. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You should see mine haha. Too bad only one person on this site has actually found me and it was unexpected.

19. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I do emails with one guy from PA, fitness tips. How's the Note?

28. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

I think I know who lol. Switched back to the 6 Plus. Don't ask why.

29. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Whoa, really?

24. tedkord

Posts: 17136; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Not psychopathic, but you didn't mention narcissistic... Just kidding. I've never posted a single selfie, don't have a Snapchat or instagram or any of that. Don't do Facebook (had one, it irritated me so much I deleted it. Talk about self involved people - I don't care if you're heading to the market to buy chicken) What I need is an antisocial network!

25. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I'm the opposite bro, highly social. I love crowded places, talking to strangers, just general socializing. I run into people on the strip, and Fremont St. Experience all the time. I really like talking to elderly married couples, I always ask what their secret is to a long marriage. The things they say range from funny, to enlightening. Why don't you like Facebook?

31. engineer-1701d unregistered

Tedkord I 100% agree and did and do the same I was talking to my niece she does selfies all the time and I told her I hate people that take selfies so full of them selves then I got her a skateboard for Christmas and said it's just as well you took all the pics of your self because your face won't look the same after you fall lol

45. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol true true

42. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

Numerous times you have threatened to attack people and/or steal from them and because they insulted the fruit or you lost an argument, and were serious. Sounds p psychotic and childish to me. "When words no work, smash with fists! RARGH!" Neanderthal.

4. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Lmaoo poor jedi

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

EC, why poor Jedi bro? The profile pic is real, why do you think I have so many haters. As I've said time and time again, real world bro.

20. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Oh na I know bro I'm just saying poor you cuz of the haters lol

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Man, I have a ton of them don't I? One in particular chases me around the site, like a little biznitch post 9 11, and 6 lol. Jealousy fuels anger (see #6)

26. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Lmaooo damn man hey you're doing something right

27. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Got em paying attention lol. I actually come here to kick it, but some don't want peace. I'll give em what they want.

32. engineer-1701d unregistered

What's Vegas like

37. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Fun city bro, but to really appreciate it, you gotta get away from the strip. It's a desert in Nevada, lotsa wildlife, mountains, lakes, just natural beauty. Lake mead is nice to visit too.

40. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Been there twice and you're right the strip is dangerous lol I was tempted to move there but I don't think Id survive lol

46. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Man, you can't indulge on the strip, and make it lol. NO WAY!!!!

9. maherk

Posts: 6717; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You're clearly jelly of him having a hot wife; 17 years old kid, who btw graduates in June, and heads to UNLV, on a full ride, unless he takes another offer(you know we should take his word on this); him owning every other Apple product and the Apple watches his buying for himself and his family. And lastly, i bet you are mostly butthurt because his bff is the one and only, Mxyzbtlk. Darkkjeddi, the idol of many iZombies on this site.

11. maherk

Posts: 6717; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Oh and I forgot to warn you, watch for him coming out of his cage to attack you for using his name in getting those green thumbs.

23. TAMARETTE

Posts: 182; Member since: Jun 15, 2014

Thumbs up!

5. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

Only men? That's sexist and innacurate.

38. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Not really, women are narcissistic and especially psychopatic in general. Not just the ones who take a lot of selfies ;)

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