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Sensation Seeking Women And Dark Triad Men

Another interesting piece of research from the Evolutionary Psychology team at Liverpool University (and colleagues) was published recently. The aim was to investigate whether or not women differ in their…

A Drunk Heart Speaks a Sober Mind

The Dark Triad as a whole can be thought of as a short-term, agentic, exploitative social strategy [9]. Therefore, evolutionary psychologists suggest that Dark Triad traits are beneficial to those who…

Bibi Ergo Sum – I have drunk therefore I am

Recent research at the University of Liverpool has been exploring the effects of placebo-alcohol. This work suggests it is not just the pharmacological properties of alcohol that cause intoxication and…

Scanning For Psychopaths

A recent finding by Dirk et al. (2016) used brain scans to show how a combination of individual traits function differently in criminals. Specifically, a strong focus on reward and…

Drunk Personalities

As psychology students we have all learnt, or at least have some knowledge that there are different personality types. However, you have probably not heard of the different types of…

Pets And Partners

Pets are very important to us humans, the majority of them live within our homes as part of our families. They are that important to us that they can determine…

Liverpool To Egypt

I’m Dr. Mai Helmy from Menoufia University (Egypt) I got my PhD from Liverpool University at 2012. My supervisor is Dr. Marco Bertamini. I spent four years away from home!…

Why Do Some People Become Terrorists?

What’s one group’s terrorist, is another group’s freedom fighter This statement confirms that those with the belief they have had wrongdoing to them, can and in most cases, will retaliate….