Saturday, Aug 15, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Adelle Waldman
Psychology Today (1 May 2009)

“Why some people look down on those less cultured. Of course, others just have lofty tastes… But research shows that snobs have no doubts about themselves; they genuinely believe they’re better than others, says John Mayer, a psychologist at the University of New Hampshire. Far from being insecure, they have higher self-esteem than others—though they’re unusually sensitive to criticism and rejection.”


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