psychopathy

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, [...]

This Is a List of Characteristics Psychopaths Are Looking out for in a Potential Victim

By | 2017-06-17T16:43:25+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

In general, most of us have a type, that is to say, we look for potential partners with a certain list of characteristics. These might be personality traits such as a sense of humour, kindness, loyalty and intelligence. Or they could be more shallow factors, for example, appearance or finances. Whatever it is that we [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Top 10 Careers with the Most Psychopaths – Did Your Profession Make the List?

By | 2017-05-25T23:41:07+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

These are top 10 careers in which you are most likely to meet a psychopath. If your idea of a psychopath is a disturbed killer, wandering the streets at night, deciding on who his next murder victim is going to be, you might be surprised. Psychopaths live in today’s society. They hold down jobs, have [...]

Why Psychopathy Is Commonly Associated with Charm and High Intelligence

By | 2017-05-25T23:41:20+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Charm and intelligence are two of the most common traits on the psychopathy checklist, devised by Dr. Robert Hare. This checklist is now used extensively as a tool to determine whether people fall into the category of psychopathy. On the surface, psychopaths have a reputation for being highly intelligent and charming. This is in no [...]

Gaslighting: the Subtle Form of Psychological Manipulation Psychopaths Use

By | 2017-05-25T23:41:38+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

There are many forms of psychological manipulation. Today, we will talk about 'Gaslighting'. Gaslighting is a term used by psychologists to describe tactics employed by certain types of people when they try to manipulate their victims into thinking they are going mad. Where did the term ‘gaslighting’ come from? The term ‘gaslighting’ comes from the [...]

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