Psychology & Psychiatry

No, we're not all working for a bunch of psychopaths

If you've ever worked for an impulsive or vengeful boss, these headlines may not seem so far-fetched: "CEO is the profession with the most psychopaths," or "1 in 5 CEOs is a psychopath, study finds."

Psychology & Psychiatry

A neurological basis for the lack of empathy in psychopaths

When individuals with psychopathy imagine others in pain, brain areas necessary for feeling empathy and concern for others fail to become active and be connected to other important regions involved in affective processing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds night owls more likely to be psychopaths

(Medical Xpress)—People who stay up late at night are more likely to display anti-social personality traits such as narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathic tendencies, according to a study published by a University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

An underlying cause for psychopathic behavior?

Psychopaths are known to be characterized by callousness, diminished capacity for remorse, and lack of empathy. However, the exact cause of these personality traits is an area of scientific debate. The results of a new study, ...

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