Clarifying the Relationship between Psychopathy and Intelligence Using Four Dimensions of the WASI-II

  title={Clarifying the Relationship between Psychopathy and Intelligence Using Four Dimensions of the WASI-II},
  author={Kathryn Sharratt and Daniel Boduszek and Chris Retzler},
  journal={Deviant Behavior},
  pages={619 - 627}
ABSTRACT Empirical evidence concerning the relationship between psychopathy and intelligence remains equivocal. The aim of the current study was to clarify the nature of the relationship by examining the association between four facets of the Psychopathic Personality Traits Scale (PPTS) and the Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence – Second Edition (WASI- II) . Based on a non- institutionalised sample (N = 253), Affective Responsiveness demonstrated a significant negative association with… 
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