Personality

A touch of evil

Aeon: Malevolent personalities come in flavours, says Del Paulhus, the University of British Columbia psychologist who coined the term ‘dark triad’ to describe a trifecta of human evil: the Machiavellian plotter strategising the downfall of others, smiling all the while; the impulsive psychopath, pouncing to steal a friends’ last penny More

New psychology study shows ‘extroversion bias’ distorts our view of friends

The Sydney Morning Herald: When it comes to popularity, most of us would rather be Glinda than Elphaba. “It’s not about aptitude, it’s the way you’re viewed,” the desired but ditzy witch sings in the musical Wicked. “So it’s very shrewd to be very, very popular – like me!” Yet so More