All posts by Eddie Brummelman

My name is Eddie Brummelman. I am postdoctoral researcher in Developmental Psychopathology at the University of Amsterdam. My research focuses on the socialization of children’s self-views—on how social processes shape children’s self-views, and how these processes can be altered to help children flourish.

Why some children think they’re more special than everyone else

Narcissistic children feel superior to others, believe they are entitled to privileges and crave admiration from others. When they don’t get the admiration they want, they may lash out aggressively. Why do some children become narcissistic, whereas others develop more modest views of themselves? We have undertaken research into this question and we found socialisation […]

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