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Psychopaths are Everywhere!

by Staff

Tags: psychopath, sociopath, DIY test,

Axe MotherIf you want to experience the chill of meeting a psychopath’s icy gaze, just start making more eye contact. An article in Damn Interesting reports that roughly one out of every 100 men (and one in every 300 women) meets the clinical criteria needed to be classified as psychopathic. The writer acknowledges the tenuous science behind diagnoses of psychopathic tendencies, but points out that, at least according to the most widely used psychological testing methods, psychopaths are often indistinguishable from law-abiding “normal” people.

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