New research links narcissism, especially a combination of vulnerable and grandiose types, to increased grudge-holding, mediated by rumination on transgressions. These findings offer new insights into emotional responses to interpersonal conflicts.
A new study links Dark Triad traits—Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy—to greater arousal from and likelihood of engaging in stealthing, the non-consensual removal of a condom during sex.
A new study found a strong association between psychopathy and criminal lifestyle in incarcerated women, especially in repeat offenders. The study was published in Deviant Behavior.
New research sheds light on how different forms of narcissism affect preferences for solitude. In addition, the findings indicate that cultural differences significantly affect this relationship in antagonistic narcissism.
A new study has found that individuals with high levels of Machiavellianism and psychopathy are more likely to support doxxing. The findings have been published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences.
Adolescents with higher narcissism are more likely to engage in both cyberbullying and prosocial online behaviors, influenced by attention-seeking, especially in the context of loneliness.
A study finds narcissists may join feminist activism to satisfy personal grandiosity, not just for societal change. This behavior can potentially undermine the success and integrity of the feminist movement, and reflects a broader pattern of using activism for self-gain...
Recent research links specific psychopathic traits to law enforcement attitudes and behaviors regarding force, revealing how meanness and disinhibition influence decisions in high-pressure policing scenarios.
New research links 'dark' personality traits like narcissism and Machiavellianism with the tendency to ignore companions in favor of smartphones, a behavior known as "phone snubbing."
A new study links pronounced narcissistic traits to higher levels of nomophobia and social media addiction, which mediate the relationship between narcissism and stress. The study underscores the psychological impact of digital behavior.
New research links high psychopathic traits in adolescents to a strong desire for social dominance, resulting in increased aggressive behavior and reduced prosocial actions. Addressing social dominance in therapy may improve interpersonal behaviors in these youths.
A recent study across five countries suggests that grandiose narcissism, often seen as a negative trait, can positively impact mental health by fostering mental toughness, potentially reducing symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress. This challenges traditional views of narcissism, suggesting...
A three-month study on ayahuasca ritual participants showed slight self-reported decreases in narcissism, not confirmed by informant reports. This research, highlighting ayahuasca's potential psychological impacts, suggests modest changes in personality traits and calls for further investigation into psychedelic-assisted therapies.