A Jerk-Free World

We all try to avoid the ire and fire of a difficult person, but sometimes crossing paths with one is inevitable at work and in our personal lives. Of course, the vitriolic political climate makes matters much much worse. Herein, the art of managing the unruly.

Why Are There So Many Jerks?

By Glenn Geher Ph.D.

The dark triad and the evolutionary psychology of selfish behavior.
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What We Get Wrong About Psychopaths

By Julia Shaw Ph.D.

We go to great lengths to both mystify and monsterize them.
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When Someone Is Emotional

By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D.

Here's how to help your friends and colleagues work through volatile moments.
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Why We Can't Stop Fighting

By Kevin Bennett Ph.D.

Is physical aggression always bad? The answer may lie in our ancestral past.