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The Dark Triad across academic majors

The Dark Triad across academic majors

“The Dark Triad traits (i.e. narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism) have been associated with the desire for power, status, and social dominance in the workplace, and these desires have been hypohtesized to draw Dark Triad individuals towards occupations affording such outcomes...Economics/business students had high Dark Triad scores and psychology students had the lowest Dark Triad scores.” (p.86)

Vedel, A., & Thomsen, D. K. (2017). The Dark Triad across academic majors. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 86-91. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2017.04.030

Resource Theme(s): Personality differences across majors, Understanding working relations through collaborative work

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