We need to devote more time in psychology to exploring the light side of human nature, say researchers.

The dark side of human nature, encapsulated in the ‘Dark Triad’ of traits – Machiavellianism, psychopathy and narcissism – has been more heavily researched in psychology than the other extreme, and a team led by US psychologist and author Scott Barry Kaufman from Columbia University set about redressing the balance. Through four studies with more than 1,500 online participants, the team has created a questionnaire that taps into...

To read more please either login or subscribe.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.