The Dark Doesn’t Hide It: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affects Dark Personalities

Apparently, narcissists are more likely to volunteer to help those affected by COVID-19; a study conducted by researchers from the University of Mississippi has found that those with the Dark Tetrad personality traits (narcissism, Machiavellianism, psychopathy, and sadism) seem to feel and react differently to the pandemic. The latter two personalities, which thrive in familiar social systems, experienced more discomfort as their world systems are upended, while sadists feast on the collective misery caused by the pandemic. Read full article here


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