Narcissists: there's more than one type – and our research reveals what makes each tick

Some narcissists want to feel included in by the group whereas others don’t really care.

Nikhila Mahadevan, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Essex • conversation
Aug. 5, 2021 ~6 min

Narcissistic people aren't just full of themselves – new research finds they're more likely to be aggressive and violent

A meta-analysis of 437 studies found that egomaniacs aren't just a bummer – they can be dangerous, too.

Sophie Kjaervik, PhD Student in Communication, The Ohio State University • conversation
May 25, 2021 ~5 min

Personality can predict who's a rule-follower and who flouts COVID-19 social distancing guidelines

Psychologists call these traits the 'Big Five': openness, conscientiousness, extroversion, agreeableness and neuroticism. A researcher suggests your profile implies your response to social distancing.

James M. Honeycutt, Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies at Louisiana State University; Lecturer in Executive Education, University of Texas at Dallas • conversation
July 15, 2020 ~9 min