Selfie Indulgence

@article{Re2016SelfieI,
  title={Selfie Indulgence},
  author={Daniel E. Re and S. Wang and Joyce C. He and N. Rule},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={7},
  pages={588 - 596}
}
People often perceive themselves as more attractive and likable than others do. Here, we examined how these self-favoring biases manifest in a highly popular novel context that is particularly self-focused—selfies. Specifically, we analyzed selfie-takers’ and non-selfie-takers’ perceptions of their selfies versus photos taken by others and compared these to the judgments of external perceivers. Although selfie-takers and non-selfie-takers reported equal levels of narcissism, we found that the… Expand
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