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  • Narcissism doesn’t need to be a bad thing
  • Narcissism doesn’t need to be a bad thing
    Leo Hidalgo, Creative Commons (2016) ©
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I'm special! The science of narcissism

Searches for ‘narcissism’ have spiked in recent years, and some speculate that we're in the midst of an epidemic. But while narcissism is often considered a bad thing, does it have to be? Psychologist Dr. Craig Malkin isn’t sure. He sat down with Canvas8 to explain what healthy narcissism looks like.

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Whether it’s the Rich Kids of Instagram exerting social status via a selfie showing them swigging bottles of Moët or a new mum showing off her trim figure in a pair of Lululemon leggings; spending and showing off have never made more lucrative bedfellows. Research by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that these ‘vanity capital’ purchases – accessories to augment self-confidence by enhancing one’s appearance and prestige – could actually be worth as much as $4.5 trillion.

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