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By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on February 12, 2018 in Shadow Boxing
Despite improved research and refined definitions, former ideas about serial killers persist in some news sources.
By Meaghan Mobbs on February 06, 2018 in The Debrief
Is our culture empowering Veterans, or enabling them?
By Rhonda Freeman Ph.D. on January 30, 2018 in NeuroSagacity
Violating, manipulative, and deceitful; they engage in behavior that is nearly unimaginable. Sexual predators and pedophiles are the true wolf in sheep’s clothing.
By John D. Rich, Jr., Ph.D. on January 30, 2018 in Parenting With Purpose
You're never going to look back on your life and say, "I wish hadn't been so kind to my children!"
By Joe Navarro M.A. on January 29, 2018 in Spycatcher
How sexual predators take advantage of institutions to corral their victims.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 20, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
You may believe that all actors have narcissistic traits in a professional that rewards egotism. New research on the personalities of real actors shows you're only partly right.
By Christopher Bergland on January 03, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
Every generation of young adults from 1989 to 2016 has felt increased pressure to be perfect, according to a new study.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 02, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Voyeuristic tendencies range from the mild to the malevolent. And although such behavior itself can be unsettling or violating, some voyeuristic individuals do more than just look.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on December 29, 2017 in Shadow Boxing
Looking back on some of the most shocking crimes of 2017.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on December 20, 2017 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Are heroes and psychopaths cut from the same cloth? It depends on how important fearlessness is for understanding psychopathy.
By Scott A. McGreal MSc. on December 18, 2017 in Unique—Like Everybody Else
Do evil psychopaths and valiant heroes share a common core? The issue is complicated, but hard-core psychopaths are highly unlikely to be motivated to become heroes.
By Kaja Perina on December 07, 2017 in Brainstorm
He was betrayed by a wife who took everything. He's on retainer with the NSA. Whatever the disclosure, it comes before he even knows whether or not you are trustworthy.
By Bobby Hoffman Ph.D. on December 07, 2017 in Motivate!
Do you think your basic psychological needs are different from those of a killer?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on December 05, 2017 in Fulfillment at Any Age
It’s painful to be the target of a Facebook troll. New research shows that it’s the psychopathic who are more likely to engage in this dark side of social media.
By Christopher Bergland on December 02, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
A new study identifies the personality correlates of people who are prone to seeking revenge.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on November 16, 2017 in Media Spotlight
A new research study looking at first responders suggests that heroes and psychopaths have more in common than you might think.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 04, 2017 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Personality disorders are complex and some believe they defy classification. A recent study shows eight interpersonal qualities that can provide new understanding.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on October 31, 2017 in Fulfillment at Any Age
As much as people are fascinated with the concept of psychopathy, the attraction is tinged with stigma. A recent study shows those who like psychopaths may share their traits.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on October 23, 2017 in Shadow Boxing
Former prison psychologist offers the raw data of his interviews with Ted Bundy and his associates before he was known to be a serial killer.
By Hara Estroff Marano on October 18, 2017 in Brainstorm
Mental health experts go beyond warning of the dangers of Donald Trump's presidency to take political action.
By Carrie Barron M.D. on October 04, 2017 in The Creativity Cure
Thoughts and research regarding the motivation for cruel, senseless crimes.
By Christopher Bergland on September 29, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
For the first time, neuroscientists have identified why laughter is contagious.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on September 26, 2017 in Canine Corner
People who choose not to vaccinate their dogs for rabies don't recognize the risk that they are exposing their pets to.
By Joel Frohlich on September 19, 2017 in Consciousness, Self-Organization, and Neuroscience
A back-of-the-shelf anesthetic induces all the symptoms of schizophrenia—but only in adults. What does this reveal about brain development and the nature of schizophrenia?
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 09, 2017 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The most widely used test to diagnose a psychopath comes under scrutiny in a new analysis of how well psychologists can agree in rating real clinical cases.
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