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Study Confirms Most Psychopaths Live in Washington D.C. | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on June 19, 2018

Another interesting finding is that a higher concentration of lawyers predicts higher psychopathy prevalence. I kid you not.

By Joe Jarvis

Murphy also included the District of Columbia in his research, and found it had a psychopathy level far higher than any other state. But this finding is an outlier, as Murphy notes, as it’s an entirely urban area and cannot be fairly compared with larger, more geographically diverse, US states. That said, as Murphy notes, “The presence of psychopaths in District of Columbia is consistent with the conjecture found in Murphy (2016) that psychopaths are likely to be effective in the political sphere.”

Surprised? I didn’t think so. But still, fun to get some scientific confirmation. Read the rest of this entry »

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