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The More Reality TV You Watch, the More Narcissistic You Are

Egocentric people identify with on-screen stars, study says.

Surprise! The most narcissistic people watch the most television—and, particularly, the most reality shows, say Ohio State University and University of Pennsylvania researchers who monitored the TV-viewing habits of 565 students, then gave each the Narcissistic Personality Inventory.

The study was unable to conclude whether pre-existing narcissism caused the self-absorbed students to watch and identify with the narcissists on reality TV, or watching so much narcissistic behavior caused them to become narcissistic.

Either way, everyone in the Kardashian family wants a copy.

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