News Stories relating to "psychopath"
Friday, September 14, 2012
The fearless dominance associated with psychopathy
may be an important predictor of U.S. presidential performance.
On the Medical Xpress website, Carol Clark relates the following story: "After a gunman shot him in the chest in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt went...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
You don't have to use a computer
to detect a psychopath
, but it would be handy if you could: That way, you'd know who to stay clear of. These dangerous and mysterious people seem...
Friday, September 30, 2011
Jobs are so scarce these days
, that you might have to put up with him or her, but here's the bad news: a recent study claims that 25% of CEOs meet the criteria for a psychopathic personality. If you've every thought, "That sounds like MY boss," you might be wondering what to do about it.
Monday, February 7, 2011
The man who allegedly shot Representative Gabby Giffords
is undoubtedly a psychopath
--someone who is unable to put himself in another person's shoes. Neurologists have found that people diagnosed as psychopathic...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
The brains of psychopaths are wired to keep seeking a reward at any cost, which is why they do such awful things to the rest of us. And A person can reach a high level of spiritual development without being emotionally and psychologically mature, which may help explain some of the pedophile priests who are stalking parishes worldwide.
Friday, November 21, 2008
How do psychopaths (who are all around us) find their victims? A new study suggests they are deeply attuned to vulnerable people.
Thursday, July 6, 2006
When most of us hear the word psychopath, we think of a serial killer, but it turns out there are many more of them that we think. In fact, you probably know a few.
What is "psychopathy" anyway? Joseph Newman, who has spent his life studying prison inmates in Wisconsin, has devoted his career to answering that question. He says, "My main...