We have now posted the Aftermath Surviving Psychopathy Foundation Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2020. Click here to view the new strategic plan Visit our Support Us pages if you want to make a contribution to help us achieve our goals. Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have other ideas about […]
Why are individuals with psychopathic traits able to effectively manipulate and deceive others? To be successful at manipulating others, Jones (2014) has proposed that you need to be able to read cues of vulnerability in others, avoid detection by appearing to be trustworthy, and display a range of emotions even if not felt. There is […]
The Aftermath Foundation has established the Media Award to recognize outstanding contributions to the understanding of psychopathy and its impact on victims and family. The media award is given to those who produce works consistent with the mission of the Aftermath Foundation. The award recognizes diverse media, such as documentaries, videos, audio presentations, and books, […]
Past research has reported that individuals high in psychopathic traits tend to form atypical social relationships with others. Those high in psychopathic traits tend to have shorter relationships with friends and significant others, and have placed less value on long-term relationships. Despite these findings, little research has examined what these individuals do value in their […]
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We have recently added an Ask the Expert response from Dr. Scott Lilienfeld, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor at the Department of Psychology, Emory University. He discusses how he got involved in the area of psychopathy research, what are some common misconceptions about psychopathy, what defines ‘successful’ psychopaths, and other topics. Go to ‘Resources’ to find the […]