How a Psychopath’s Brain Is Different from a Normal One and What It Means

Psychopathy is classed as an anti-social personality disorder, but could there be a difference in a psychopath’s brain that leads to psychopathic behaviour? When it comes to some of the most heinous acts of violence in human history, psychopaths are often to blame. We portray psychopaths in the media as…

How to Deal with a Psychopath with These 6 Science-Backed Strategies

Science says it’s incredibly difficult to cure psychopathy, but there are ways we can deal with a psychopath and keep ourselves safe. Upon reading the scientific studies on the psychopath, I learned one important fact: most curable psychopaths are juveniles. It seems that learning how to deal with a psychopath…

Macdonald Triad Traits That Predict Psychopathic Tendencies in a Child

Do you think it is possible to detect psychopathic tendencies in adults from early childhood behaviour? The Macdonald Triad theorises that three particular behaviours are common amongst children who then display psychopathic traits as adults. The Macdonald Triad Traits are: Arson Cruelty to animals Bed-Wetting Children who exhibit all three…

7 Worst Serial Killers in History That Show How Dark a Human Mind Can Be

Before we start, I’d like to ask you a question. Why are you here? I don’t mean in the biblical sense. I mean, why are you interested in history's worst serial killers? Why do serial killers capture our attention? Is it because we simply can’t comprehend how they could carry…

A Short Dark Triad Test That Will Reveal How Evil Your Personality Is

We’ve all heard terms such as psychopath and sociopath. In addition, we understand that some people have an evil personality. But what if there was a dark triad test that could tell how evil your personality was? Before we go any further, let’s clear up the dark triad part. The…

Emotional Empathy, Emotional Intelligence and Psychopathy: What’s the Link?

There’s a lot of psychological terms bandied about that appear to have very similar meanings. Take, for instance, emotional empathy and emotional intelligence, aren’t they kind of the same thing? Actually, they are completely different but both can relate to psychopathy. Let’s look at emotional empathy first. What Is Emotional…

8 Weird Psychopathic Traits Revealed by Studies

Recent psychological studies reveal some really weird psychopathic traits, some of which may surprise you. We now know that psychopaths are not necessarily cold-hearted killers who frequently go on murderous sprees, operating on the fringes of society. There are some psychopathic traits, however, identified by experts such as Robert Hare,…

The Secret Language of Manipulators: What Sociopaths, Psychopaths and Narcissists Say to Trap You

If you learn to recognize the secret language of manipulators, it will be much more difficult for them to take advantage of you. If you have ever encountered a sociopath, psychopath, narcissist or other deviant personality type, you might have wondered how on earth you got conned, played, used, tricked…

What Is a Malignant Narcissist and How to Recognize One in Your Life

The malignant narcissist is someone who has a combination of two personality disorders, which makes them extremely dangerous and manipulative. Narcissists, they’re everywhere, aren’t they? From demanding celebrities to power-hungry presidents,  narcissists have an innate sense of entitlement, a complete lack of empathy and crave the spotlight and attention. According…