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Psychopaths : cheaters or warrior-hawks ? Angela

  title={Psychopaths : cheaters or warrior-hawks ? Angela},
  author={S. Book and V. Quinsey},
From a life history perspective, psychopaths can be thought to pursue both social cheating and warriorhawk strategies. The Cheater Hypothesis suggests that psychopaths would exhibit more indignation, and less empathy and altruism than nonpsychopaths. According to the Warrior-Hawk Hypothesis, psychopaths should also be more aggressive. Questionnaires measuring empathy, altruism, indignation, antisociality, aggression, and behavioral activation and inhibition were administered to 37 psychopathic… Expand
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