The Selfie

What Your Selfies Say About You

Selfies and You~Share Your Thoughts

According to an article written by Peggy Drexler, Ph.D, (Psychology Today, September 13, 2013), "Selfies are a manifestation of society’s obsession with looks and its ever-narcissistic embrace. There’s a sense that selfie subjects feel as though they’re starring in their own reality shows, with an inflated sense of self that allows them to believe their friends or followers are interested in seeing them lying in bed..."(Drexler, P. 2013). Read the article and express your thoughts on selfies--are they narcissistic, or are selfies what Navneet Alang (2013) describes, as a means of "reinforcing our identities by making them visible to others [which] is a fundamental part of being human."


Alang, N. (2013, November 26). You are wrong about 'selfies,' they are not proof of narcissism. Retrieved from The Globe and Mail:

Drexler, P. (2013, September 13). What Your Selfies Say About You. Retrieved from Psychology Today:

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