Although characterised by diversity, Millennials have
generational traits collectively shaped by a shared
life stage, technology, media culture and the shared
experience of major trends and events.
During their youth, researchers identified elevated
levels of narcissism as a signature trait of Millennials,
characterised by inflated egotism, self-focus and
vanity. Compared to previous generations in their
youth, Millennials were found to be about 10% more
narcissistic. But has this signature trait of Millennial
narcissism persisted into adulthood?