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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiavellianism_(psychology)

In the field of personality psychology, Machiavellianism is a psychological trait centered on interpersonal manipulation, unemotional coldness, and indifference to morality. Though unrelated to the historical figure or his works, the trait is named after the political philosophy of Niccolò Machiavelli, as psychologists Richard Christie and Florence Geis used edited and truncated statements ...

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Machiavellianism, psychopathy, and narcissism make up the "Dark Triad" of personality types. But while psychopaths and malignant narcissists generate much interest and discussion, Machiavellians ...

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Machiavellianism in psychology refers to a personality trait which sees a person so focused on their own interests they will manipulate, deceive, and exploit others to achieve their goals.. Machiavellianism is one of the traits in what is called the ‘Dark Triad’, the other two being narcissism and psychopathy. The term itself derives from a reference to the infamous Niccolò Machiavelli, a ...

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The Machiavellian personality is one of the so-called ‘dark triad’ of malevolent personality types. Drs Daniel N. Jones and Delroy L. Paulhus, experts on dark personalities, explain: “They were so named because individuals with these traits share a tendency to be callous, selfish, and malevolent in their interpersonal dealings.”

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Machiavellianism is a personality trait involving manipulativeness and deceit, cynical views toward human nature, and a cold, calculating attitude towards others. The trait was conceptualized in 1970

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Machiavellian Personality Types Part I: Justifying the Means. 1 year ago 6 comments “Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are…and in the actions of all men, and especially of princes, which it is not prudent to challenge, one judges by the result. For that reason, let a prince have the credit of conquering and ...

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“Machiavellianism is an extreme form of manipulation. [People with this trait] care less about others’ feelings, and more about their own goals and success,” relationship therapist Tammy ...

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Machiavellianism is a political theory and one of the dark triad of personality traits, in psychology, based on the teachings of Niccolo Machiavelli. The definition of Machiavellian or Machiavellianism is "the employment of cunning and...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machiavellianism

Machiavellianism or Machiavellian may refer to: . Political realism; Machiavellianism (politics), the supposed political philosophy of Niccolò Machiavelli. Machiavellianism (psychology), a psychological trait centered on cold and manipulative behavior Machiavellianism in the workplace; Machiavellian intelligence, concept in primatology that deals with the ability to be in a successful ...

openpsychometrics.org/tests/MACH-IV

Psychological test measuring the personality trait of machiavellianism. Introduction Niccolò Machiavelli was an Italian politician and philosopher in the Renaissance who is famous for his advocacy of political ethics that views effectiveness as more important that morality. He is the source of the phrase "the ends justify the means". In the 1960s, social psychologists Richard Christie an...