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Alison Gopnik: Narcissism Doesn’t Develop Naturally – It Is a Learned Condition


Narcissists aren’t born – they’re made, says development psychologist Alison Gopnik. She takes issue with the popular notion that children need to unlearn brashness and learn civility, when neuroscience shows that it tends to work in the reverse. Gopnik’s latest book is “The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us about the Relationship Between Parents and Children”

[Source: Big Think You Tube channel]