PSYCHOPATHIC TRAITS Category

The Psychopaths stare

The Psychopaths stare is very effective during the luring and “honeymoon” phases. Women often mistake it as “being sexy” and for “Sexual Attraction” eye gazing occurs in copious amounts during the “Luring and honeymoon stage” at the beginning of the relationship. Robert Hare refers to the Psychopath’s gaze as “Intense eye contact and piercing eyes” […]

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Laser beam eyes

When you combine positive emotions not quite meeting the eyes (ok, what I really mean is that cold, dead eye thing); the concentrated assessment of others required to identify and duplicate appropriate emotions; and reduced blink rate, you get a pretty intense stare. This is commonly referred to as the ‘predatory stare’. This is not […]

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Emotionless stare of the psychopath

Their predatory gaze zooms in on potential prey. On the other hand, when they are manipulating someone, those with antisocial traits are known for their intense “predatory gaze” when they fixate on a specific victim. This can be an almost reptilian gaze that is described as “dead” and “dark” or even seductive if the psychopath is attempting to […]

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Boldness psychopathic traits predict reduced gaze toward fearful eyes in men with a history of violence

The successful decoding of different emotional expressions depends on visual attention toward emotionally salient aspects of the face, most notably the eyes and the mouth (Eisenbarth & Alpers, 2011; Smith, Cottrell, Gosselin, & Schyns, 2005; Wells et al., 2016). The precise pattern of eye movements is thought to be dependent upon the emotion expressed, and attention is […]

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How to Recognize a Psychopath

Their eyes are dead and lifeless. Look carefully at the eyes of the notorious serial killers like Bundy, Gacy and others. Caught on video and in photographs, the images reveal a chilling aspect of every psychopath: dead, flat, lifeless eyes. It’s like there’s no one there behind those eyes, a being who inhabits a body […]

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When a person becomes a hater he actually becomes a coward

“A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.”― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Children of Húrin “Our doubts are traitors,and make us lose the good we oft might win,by fearing to attempt.”― William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure “In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew […]

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Parental Psychological Control

 Parenting aggression can take on different forms, such as physical aggression, verbal aggression, and psychological aggression (Straus, Hamby, Finkelhor, Moore, & Runyan, 1998), and one key form of psychological aggression which is understudied is psychological control. Parental psychological control refers to parental behaviors that are intrusive and manipulative, undermining child autonomy, and characterized by guilt […]

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Keyboard warrior

Say hello to the Keyboard Warrior, often referred to as a troll or hater. Your mind wonders why they would type such poison, especially when they don’t know you and have never met you. Your evening is ruined. You toss and turn in bed, then awaken to a new day, put the kettle on and […]

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Fear, narcissism, and neuroscience

Over the last several decades there has been significant growth in the understanding of the neurobiological basis of fear. At the center of the fear circuitry is the amygdala. The amygdala mediates processes such as the detection of emotionally arousing and/or salient stimuli.47 Additional regions (eg, nucleus accumbens, hippocampus, some prefrontal regions, etc) form a neural […]

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The Lucifer Effect

There are seven social processes that grease “the slippery slope of evil”:[19] Mindlessly taking the first small step Dehumanization of others De-individuation of self (anonymity) Diffusion of personal responsibility Blind obedience to authority Uncritical conformity to group norms Passive tolerance of evil through inaction or indifference

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