What is psychopathy?

Psychopathy is a personality disorder signified by a pattern of lying, exploitiveness, heedlessness, arrogance, sexual promiscuity, low self-control, and lack of empathy and remorse. Those who are affected may appear normal thus increasing their ability to effectively prey on others. People severely affected with psychopathy have a false belief in their own superiority, a sense […]

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Corporate Psychopathy: Web Conversation with Dr. Paul Babiak

Corporate Psychopathy: Web Conversation with Dr. Paul Babiak

  The recent economic slowdown and transitions that companies are going through are creating a favorable environment for corporate psychopaths. This was just one of the issues raised by Dr. Paul Babiak at the Aftermath Foundation’s Web Conversation on May 19, 2015. In his talk, Dr. Babiak, a leading industrial and organizational psychologist and co-author […]

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Book Store – The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot

The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot Paperback – May 5, 2014 by MrsXNomore. Publisher: Telemachus Press, LLC. ISBN-13: 978-1940745718 Her marriage to successful airline pilot Captain X seemed like a dream come true. In reality, it was a nightmare. From the second they met, Captain X swept MrsXNomore off […]

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Research Participation Opportunity: The perception of interpersonal behaviour

My name is Kai Li Chung and I am a PhD student from the School of Life, Sport, and Social Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom. As part of my PhD course, I am undertaking a research project for my thesis, under the supervision of Dr. Kathy Charles. This is a piece of research […]

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Criminals with psychopathy show impaired cognitive empathy

According to Brook and Kosson (2013), an empathic interaction between people is comprised of three different types of exchanges, emotional, motor and cognitive.  While the emotional and motor components of such an exchange allow individuals to share feelings and mirror each other’s movements at a subconscious level, the cognitive component of the exchange allows individuals […]

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