HOW PARENTS TURN THEIR KIDS INTO RAGING NARCISSISTS

Parents who consider their kid to be “more special than other children” and feel that they “deserve something extra in life” may now be characterized not only as annoying, but also as responsible for bringing one more self-important narcissist into society.

New research out of the Netherlands published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that children who were overvalued by their parents scored higher on tests to identify narcissism than their peers.

“Children believe it when their parents tell them that they are more special than others. That may not be good for them or for society,” Brad Bushman, co-author of the study and an Ohio State University professor, said in a statement.

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