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Both are true, to my knowledge (in the sense that Freud did believe this). They relate to the Oedipus and Electra complexes, which are are core parts of classical Freudian theory. Children, through the Oedipus and Electra complexes during the phallic developmental stage, where they sexually desire their same-sex parent, eventually come to identify with ...


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This hypothesis relies on a number of ideas that are difficult to defend in light of the past decade of emotion research. Most notably, there is almost no evidence of modular "emotion systems" in the brain that coordinate some sort of stereotyped emotional response (1 2 3 4). Moreover, rigidity in responding is often related to reduced evolutionary ...


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VSauce mentions this experiment in "Why Do We Kiss?" at 9m 24s in. Topál, J., Miklósi, Á., Csányi, V., & Dóka, A. (1998). Attachment behavior in dogs (Canis familiaris): a new application of Ainsworth's (1969) Strange Situation Test. Journal of comparative psychology, 112(3), 219.


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What you have here is a hypothesis and it's almost impossible to answer this conclusively because you can't design a randomized study but only look at correlations. In addition, "narcissism" itself is far from a simple concept and used differently by different researchers. For instance some see is as synonymous with self-esteem and self-confidence, some ...


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