Kaja Perina on the Dark Triad: Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy – #36

Kaja Perina is the Editor in Chief of Psychology Today.

Kaja Perina is the Editor in Chief of Psychology Today. Kaja, Steve, and Corey discuss so-called Dark Triad personality traits: Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy. Do these traits manifest more often in super successful people? What is the difference between Sociopathy and Psychopathy? Are CEOs often “warm sociopaths”? Can too much empathy be a liability? Corey laments Sociopathy in academic Philosophy. Kaja explains the operation of Psychology Today. Steve reveals his Hypomania diagnoses.

Topics
  • 2:33 – Psychopathology and the Dark Triad
  • 11:34 – Do these traits manifest more often in super successful people?
  • 17:52 – Can too much empathy be a liability?
  • 35:16 – Corey laments Sociopathy in academic Philosophy
  • 50:32 – Kaja explains the operation of Psychology Today
  • 1:01:06 – Steve reveals his Hypomania diagnoses
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