W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Georgia. He has authored more than 100 scientific articles and chapters, in addition to several books, including The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (2010) with Jean Twenge and The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments (2011) with Josh Miller. His work on narcissism has appeared in USA Today, Time, and The New York Times, and he has made numerous radio and television appearances, including on The Today Show, NPRs All Things Considered, and The Glenn Beck Show. Campbell holds a BA from UC Berkeley, an MA from San Diego State University, and a PhD from UNC Chapel Hill, and he did his postdoctoral work at Case Western Reserve University.
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Narcissism predicted higher levels of social activity in the online community and more self-promoting content in several aspects of the social networking webpages.
Naming practices are an elegant example of how cultural values such as valuing standing out are transferred from one generation to the next.
The results suggest that there has been a small increase in positive self-views across the generations, but that it has not been accompanied by an increase in general self-competence.
The data analyzed here suggest that the popular view of millennials as more caring, community oriented, and politically engaged than previous generations is largely incorrect.
A meta-analysis of 85 samples of American college students shows a systematic increase in scores on the Narcissistic Personality Inventory.
Twenge and Campbells book about the spread of narcissism in today's culture and its catastrophic effects.
Campbell sits down with Steve Paikin to discuss just what exactly narcissism is and why we have become a culture obsessed with self-admiration.