Psychopaths

Serial Killer Joanna Dennehy Smirks In Dock

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK

Smirking serial killer Joanna Dennehy laughed and smiled as she arrived in the dock to be sentenced for her crimes. The 31-year-old, who murdered t...

Who's on Top? The Personality of Women Who Commit Infidelity Is Different

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

In a sense it might even be better to be cheated on by a person scoring high on Psychopathy compared with Machiavellianism. It could appear from this new research - at least you are more likely to know where you and your relationship stands with a psychopath.

Global Financial Crisis Caused by Greedy, Incompetent Men. Who Knew?

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Tess Finch-Lees

The Banking Commission also recognized that excluding women from positions of power is harmful to the economy. But this isn't breaking news. In the wake of Enron, The Higgs report found that the old boys club was detrimental to the health of UK plc. Had anyone listened to the warnings then, the global financial crisis could have been averted.

Psychopathic Brain 'Lacks Basic Hardwiring' To Feel Compassion

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Don't blame Hannibal Lecter, he cannot help being a callous murdering monster. Psychopaths lack basic hardwiring in the brain that enables most peo...

Richard Nixon Turns Out to Be Even Worse Than We Thought

Will Black | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics
Will Black

Nixon's case shows the lengths some politicians will go to seize and maintain power. As well as gaining and maintaining power by malicious and illegal means, Nixon has helped tarnish the reputation of politicians internationally. It is hard for modern politicians to claim integrity when people like Nixon make them look inherently devious, selfish and morally bankrupt. In a word - psychopathic.

Jimmy Savile 'Was A Psychopath With A Liking For Children' Say Former Broadmoor Staff

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Staff who worked at the high-security Broadmoor Hospital during the era of Jimmy Savile's frequent visits have described him as a "psychopath" with a ...

Why 'Psychopaths' May Have An Impaired Sense Of Smell

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has suggested a poor sense of smell may be a marker for psychopathic traits. Australian researchers studied 79 non-criminal adults and ...

New Research Uncovers the Character Traits Which Predict Sexual Success

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The 'hypersexual' have more sexual partners than the rest of the population, fantasise more about others than their current partner, and tend to favour more sex without love. They take greater pleasure in casual sex with different partners, and don't need attachment to enjoy lovemaking.

How to Spot the Psycho in Your Life

Jessica Fellowes | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
Jessica Fellowes

Some psychopathic traits are positively encouraged in today's society: what we might call a lack of conscience, another would call a steely determination to succeed. One man's ability to dust himself off and start again is another psychopath's inability to learn from failure or pain.

What are Psychopaths Like in Real Life?

Dr. Sohom Das | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Sohom Das

Being a psychopath is not just about anger. It's about all these other traits that Hollywood may not have the inclination to research or portray. Maybe that's because they are not really that glamorous.