Selfie Science

Today we’re checking out Tucker’s “The Science Behind Why We Take Selfies” from Bustle. In groups of 3-4, answer the following questions. Designate a typist for your group who posts your answers. Feel free to cut and paste examples from the text to support your answers. 

  • What is the thesis or main point of the article?
  • Why do people post selfies? What evidence does Tucker cite to support this?
  • What does your group think Tucker’s discussion narcissism? Are people who post lots of selfies narcissists? Why or why not?
  • Finally, what can we learn about you by the selfies you post?! Check out your Instagram or Snaps and examine what story you’re telling the world. 

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