There’s a link between people who watch reality TV shows and narcissism, according to researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Ohio State University.
The study, published in the Psychology of Popular Media Culture, involved 565 undergraduates who described how much TV they watch on a daily basis and the genres they preferred.
Researchers determined that “stronger narcissistic tendencies were found among those who watched reality shows, sporting events, political talk shows and suspense/thriller/horror dramas,” reports the Independent.
A narcissist is defined as “
Here are some of today’s most popular reality shows:
-Dancing With The Stars
-Keeping Up With The Kardashians
-The Real Housewives franchise
-19 Kids And Counting
-Lip Sync Battle
Do you watch reality TV? What’s your favorite show?