Researchers reveal the neurobiology and typical behavior associated with psychopathic personalities. The paper explores the red flags that might mean you are in a relationship with a psychopath.
Researchers have identified a common denominator for 'dark' personality traits they have dubbed the D-factor. D-factor, researchers report, can be defined as the general tendency to maximize personal goals and interests over those of another, often to the extent of taking pleasure in hurting others.
Researchers report those with trait anger, those who get angry as a disposition, are more likely to overestimate their intelligence level. Interestingly, researchers say, trait anger is linked to grandiose narcissism.
Researchers report narcissists who are asked to imagine a recipient's circumstances are more likely to donate to a cause than when the recipient's plight is simply described to them.
Narcissists show interest in specific targets for relationships, and are not generally concerned as to whether the potential partner is currently in a relationship or not, researchers report. However, researchers note, narcissists are more likely to engage in 'mate poaching' than those who do not have this personality trait.
A new study in Charité reveals those who grew up in the former Western states of Germany between 1949 and 1990, tend to be more narcissistic than those who were raised in the East. The study raises the question of whether narcissism is associated with Western culture.
University of Kent researchers report people who believe they are disadvantaged are more likely to have an unrealistic belief in the greatness of their country and support populist ideologies.
A new study reports narcissists are drawn to social network platforms as they see them as the ideal stages to showcase themselves.
A new model for identifying personality traits contrasts how people see themselves against how others see them.