psychopaths

psychology

Acting Like a Psychopath Can Help You at Work, if You're a Man

Men and women are perceived differently when they display traits like aggression and dominance in the office.
Jesse Hicks
10.17.18
psychology

There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us

These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
Nadja Heym
10.8.18
mind

One in Ten People Struggle to Recognize Their Emotions

"There’s just a mess of feelings inside me that I don’t interpret properly, or respond to properly.”
Emma Young
5.30.18
Sex

Psychopaths May Have an Evolutionary Advantage

As uncomfortable as the thought may be, traits that assist in reproduction tend to get passed on.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
5.18.18
Broadly

Women Can Spot Narcissists and Psychopaths, Even When They’re Drunk

Research suggests that women can still see straight through men with "dark triad" personality traits—even after a drink or two.
Sirin Kale
1.3.18
Internet Exploring

Science Says That Psychopaths Really Dig Eminem's "Lose Yourself"

According to an NYU study, if you like Justin Bieber you might be a serial killer but if you like Dire Straits, then you're not.
Phil Witmer
11.13.17
Broadly

How to Tell if You’re a Psychopath or Just a Bad Person

Self-diagnosed psychopath and neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon reveals how psycho you have to be in order to be an actual psychopath.
Zing Tsjeng
5.30.17
Science

Narcissistic Psychopaths More Likely to Major in Business and Econ, Study Finds

Researchers surveyed 487 undergraduates to figure out whether people with "dark" personalities are more likely to self-select into certain fields.
Kimberly Lawson
5.5.17
mental health

Study Says Psychopaths DO Feel Remorse

They just don't act like they do.
Denny Watkins
2.9.17
Health

Being a Perfectionist Can Ruin the Lives of Everyone Around You, Research Says

While we often think of perfectionism as a positive quality, research suggests the personality trait can lead to violence and abusive behavior when it's combined with a certain type of narcissism.
Steven Blum
9.30.16
crime

Psychopaths Actually Can Feel Fear—They Just Care Less About It

A new study in "Psychological Bulletin" argues that psychopaths can, in fact, experience fear. They just don't react to it like we do.
Kimberly Lawson
8.31.16
News

An Expert Explains the Complexities and Confusion of Insanity Defenses for Juvenile Killers

A trial in Massachusetts hinges on whether a teenager was insane when he allegedly raped and murdered his teacher. But what does being "insane" mean, legally?
Susan Zalkind
11.20.15
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