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The Bright Side of Psychopathy No One Talks about

By | 2017-06-03T17:48:31+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

What if I told you that there is a bright side of psychopathy? There are, in fact, two types of psychopaths. The majority of us view psychopaths with a degree of fear and trepidation. This is in no small part due to the way the media have portrayed them. Callous, cold-hearted, lacking empathy or conscience, [...]

6 Shocking Social Psychology Experiments That Show How Far People Go to Fit in

By | 2017-06-20T19:27:27+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Social psychology experiments can give us great insight into how we think, behave and act. They help us to explain how our thoughts are influenced by others, how group dynamics work, and how we perceive others. Here are six of the most important social psychology experiments: The Milgram Experiment After the atrocities of WW2, scientists [...]

Why Victim Blaming Is So Common in Today’s Society

By | 2017-06-12T22:53:41+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , |

Victim blaming happens when society deems that the victim of a crime is either partially or fully responsible for the circumstances in which they now find themselves. Examples of victim blaming include rape victims who find that their past sexual activity is being called into question, homeless people being regarded as lazy, and addicts not [...]

8 Examples of Butterfly Effect That Changed the World Forever

By | 2017-05-27T16:14:44+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

The Butterfly Effect is a theory that a butterfly flapping its wings in one part of the world can cause devastating consequences in another part. Previously, the term was weather-related, but nowadays it is a metaphor for how a small and insignificant event can cause a major change in circumstances. It is virtually impossible to [...]

5 Classic Horror Movies That Have Changed the Way We Think

By | 2017-05-25T23:39:21+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Since the beginning of filmmaking, horror fiction has always been popular. In many ways, classic horror movies have changed our perception of the world. The genre of horror has given mankind a new outlook on their fears. Classic horror movies of the past few decades have brought our worst nightmares to life. They have given [...]

The Hare Psychopathy Checklist with 20 Most Common Traits of a Psychopath

By | 2017-05-25T23:40:57+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here is an adapted version of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, which can help you find out that someone you know might be a psychopath. The term ‘psychopath’ was first coined in the mid- to late 1800s, and comes from the Greek psykhe and pathos, which mean ‘sick mind’ or ‘suffering soul.’ In those days, psychopathy [...]

Are You Dating A Sociopath? 11 Signs to Look Out for

By | 2017-04-26T17:08:17+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , |

If you're in a relationship with someone who thrills you to bits, and you feel empty when he or she leaves you, you could be dating a sociopath. However, you feel used at times. Also, your partner may abuse you verbally. Dating a sociopath may make you emotionally uncomfortable. So, how would you know that your [...]

What Are the Dark Triad Traits and How to Spot Them in Someone You Know

By | 2017-05-25T23:42:57+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The term Dark Triad may seem like words out of a crime novel. However, they refer to personality traits that make people magnets for conflict and disagreement. These negative qualities are a concern because they destroy relationships and compromise overall well-being. The good news is that there are saving graces. If people in your life [...]

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