Home Tags Dark Triad

Tag: Dark Triad

Psychopathic traits may help men get to the top, but hinder women.

Psychopaths may not be as useful in leadership as you think — and women are often punished for dark traits while men are rewarded

According to a new study, having psychopathic traits may not be as much of an advantage in leadership as we've come to believe. Also, men seem to succeed when showing these traits while women are more likely to be discouraged.
There are nine dark personality traits.

The 9 dark personality traits of narcissists, psychopaths, and sociopaths — and what they mean

Having one dark personality trait means you're more likely to have another. But having a few doesn't mean you're necessarily a psychopath, narcissist, or sociopath. You may just have some tendencies.

Psychopaths have more dreams about sex and murder, according to a new study

People with dark personality traits are more likely to dream about having sex and committing violent acts like shooting and hitting others. But having these sorts of dreams doesn't automatically make you a psychopath.
Having one dark personality trait could mean you're more likely to have others.

People with dark personalities usually share a trait called the ‘D-factor’ — here’s what it means

There are nine common dark personality traits, and, according to research, if you have one, you're more likely to have others, too.

Narcissists are irritating, attention-seeking, yet successful, according to a psychologist

Narcissists can use their traits such as confidence, entitlement, and grandiosity to their advantage in their careers. In fact, they may outperform others with more ability because they do not give up easily.

The psychological reasons why some people can’t stop lying

Psychologists don't fully understand what makes someone a compulsive liar, but in certain cases it could be related to the level of impulsivity you were born with, or narcissism.

How to spot a covert narcissist

There are three distinct types of narcissists, and one of the most difficult types to spot is the convert narcissist. They hook in highly empathetic people with their sob stories, and then start ruining their lives. Here's how to spot them.

Psychopaths are unable to love their own children — here’s why

Narcissists see their children as possessions, rather than people.

Scientists developed this 9-question test to measure how sadistic you are

Psychologists now know what to ask you if they think you might be a sadist.

Scientists developed this 9-question test to measure how sadistic someone is

Psychologists now know what to ask you if they think you might be a sadist.