Research Shows Narcissism Linked to Attractiveness:
New research suggests people who enjoy gazing in the mirror have reason to like what they see.
Given the high opinion they hold of themselves, it’s safe to assume most narcissists think they’re better looking than the average person.
New research suggests they may be right.
A meta-analysis of 18 studies conducted over the past 15 years reveals a “small yet reliable correlation” between narcissism and attractiveness. This finding by Washington University psychologists Nicholas Holtzman and Michael Strube suggests the inflated self-evaluation of egotists is not entirely unfounded, at least on the level of surface appearance.
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