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The following links are provided, without comment, to illustrate the coverage given to the topic of psychopathy in the media, and are strictly for interest sake.

  • Michael McCaul says 1 in 100 people is a sociopath. From Politifact Texas by W. Gardner Selby, March 2018.

  • The Devil Lurks in the Suit: by Cynthia Mathieu. From the Aftermath: Surviving Psychopathy Foundation October newsletter.

  • How UBC behavioural scientist Robert Hare is keeping psychopaths out of the boardroom: From BC Business Magazine by Danielle Egan, June 2016.

  • Into the Mind of a Psychopath: From Discover Magazine by Danielle Egan, featuring Dr. Hare, June 2016.

  • The Psychopath Next Door: A recent CBC documentary by Jeremy Torrie, November 27, 2014 . Note: the Aftermath Media Award 2015 was awarded to Jeremy Torrie for this film. This fascinating hour long film documents the impact of people with psychopathic traits on those around them. Canadian viewers can access the FULL documentary here. Click on this link for more information about the award.

  • Psychopaths: How Can You Spot One?: From The Telegraph, April 6, 2014.

  • The Dark Triad in the Company: An interview with Dr. Hare from RHManagement, March 2013.

  • Humo Magazine Interview: An excerpt from a lengthy interview with Dr. Hare for the Belgium magazine, Humo, June 5, 2012.

  • Comments on the Claim That 10% of Wall Street Employees are Psychopaths : By Robert Hare, May 2012

  • State wastes millions helping sex predators avoid lockup: Washington's civil-commitment program that shields society from the worst sex offenders is burdened with unchecked legal costs and secrecy. The Seattle Times, January 21, 2012.

  • Bad bosses: The Psycho-path to Success?: A CNN article on psychopathic bosses, January 20, 2012.

  • Video: Working for a Psychopath: From CNN, January 20, 2012. (no longer online)

  • Psychopaths Among Us: An article which features Dr. Hare in Reader's Digest, September, 2011. (no longer online)

  • Quiz: Are You a Psychopath?: The accompanying quiz to the above article.

  • I am <fishead( : A documentary film on corporate psychopathy by Misha Votruba and narrated by Peter Coyote.

  • fMRI Evidence Used in Murder Sentencing: An article by Greg Miller for Science Insider, November 23, 2009.

  • Not everyone is a criminal psychopath: A recent interview with a Brazilian newspaper.

  • I, Psychopath: A documentary following suspected psychopath Sam Vaknin on a journey into diagnosis.

  • Suffering souls: The search for the roots of psychopathy: An article by John Seabrook for The New Yorker, November 10, 2008.

  • Fraud Magazine Cover Article: Interview with Dr. Robert D. Hare and Dr. Paul Babiak: These Men Know 'Snakes in Suits': Identifying Psychopathic Fraudsters by Dick Carozza, July/August 2008.

  • Violent, antisocial, beyond redemption?: An article by Peter Aldhous for NewScientist.com, April 11 2007.

  • Dr. Robert Hare Honoured: An article from CSC InfoNet, January 9, 2007.

  • The Predator's Gaze: An article by Bruce Bower from Science News Online, December 9th, 2006.

  • CBS 11 News Looks Inside The Mind of A Psychopath: An FBI Perspective on Psychopathy, June 19, 2006. Watch the video online. (no longer online)

  • How to spot the office psychos: An article by Lianne George, from Macleans.ca, May 29, 2006. (no longer online)

  • How evil permeates the workplace: Globe and Mail article by Harvey Schachter, June 7, 2006.

  • Is your boss a psychopath?: An article by Alan Deutschman from Fast Company Magazine, July 2005.

  • The Depressive and the Psychopath: At last we know why the Columbine killers did it: An article by Dave Cullen, April 20, 2004. *NOTE: Some of Dr. Hare's work was used by the investigators and the writer but Dr. Hare was not directly involved in the psychological assessments.

  • "A Test for Evil" Transcript: SUNDAY TV program transcript (no longer online).

  • A Test for Evil: an article detailing the SUNDAY TV program on the PCL-R and it's use in New Zealand (no longer online).

  • Spotting Psychopaths at Work: BBC article, December 1, 2004.

  • Beware: Danger at Work: an article from The Guardian on workplace psychopaths, September 27, 2004 (no longer online).

  • Corporate psychopaths at large: article from CNN.com, September 3, 2004.

  • How to spot a psychopath at work: BBC News article, August 19, 2004.

  • Are you sitting next to the office psycho? : The Daily Mail, August 19, 2004.

  • ABC Radio: View the transcript of "Psychopaths in Suits". Produced by Ian Walker. Aired July 18, 2004.

  • Ten minute test could spot killers: BBC News article, May 28, 2004.

  • USC study finds faulty wiring in psychopaths. Science Daily, March 11, 2004.

  • Is your boss a corporate psycho?: BBC News article, January 13, 2004.

  • Swimming with Psychopaths: an online article by Patrick McGee from PR Canada (no longer online)

  • "Hilfe, mein Chef spinnt!": A Swiss article (March 18, 2004) by Von Beate Kitti on the B-Scan. (no longer online)

  • The Corporation: An award-winning documentary that looks at the Corporation as a psychopath.

  • Data accumulating on psychopaths: an article from the Toronto Star, July 20, 2003. (no longer online)

  • All About Dr. Robert Hare: author Katherine Ramsland's profile of Dr. Hare, on the Crime Library Web site. (no longer online)

  • Snakes in Suits: an online article by Giles Whittell from the London Times (November 11, 2002) describing work by Dr. Hare and Dr. Babiak. Note: "Dave's" score was listed as 19 for the PCL-R, but the actual score was 29 for the PCL-R, and 19 (out of 24) for the PCL:SV.

  • A Test for the Boss: If They Score 16 Points You Should Find Another Job: a second online article by Giles Wittell.

  • ...And a Test for You: by Giles Whittell.

  • Clues to a Murderer's Mind: "Changes in the brain itself could explain why certain people are more prone to kill than others, say scientists." This article gives a glimpse as to what was covered in the new BBC television series, Mind of a Murderer.

  • Wickedness shouldn't be treated as an illness: The Daily Telegraph, August 25, 2002.

  • Saturday Night Magazine Feature: Dr. Hare was featured in the cover story of the September 8th, 2001 issue of Saturday Night Magazine. Originally posted online at Saturday Night Magazine, Robert Hercz has given us permission to post it on our web site.

  • Seeing evil: CBCNews.com, January 16, 2001.

  • Equinox: On Thursday, December 7th, 2000, the UK's Channel 4 aired a program on psychopaths. Dr. Hare was one of several experts highlighted on the show. The program is no longer on the Equinox web page, but we did receive permission to post the complete transcript.

  • October Hare Festschrift a Success! A review of the conference and dinner reception.

  • The School Shooter: The Federal Bureau of Investigation released in 2000 the results of a comprehensive two year study entitled The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective. Direct link to PDF here.

  • Comprehending the Con: Psychopath expert Prof. Robert Hare is a wanted man worldwide

  • Dr. Hare's contribution to Frontline's report on Death Row Inmate, Clifford Boggess

  • Studies show that psychopaths’ brains respond in abnormal ways to facial emotion. From the Crime Times, 13(1), 2007. (no longer online)

  • Quotable: Mary Ellen O'Toole. From the Crime Times, 13(1), 2007. (no longer online)

  • Psychopaths less influenced by emotional “distractors.” From the Crime Times, 13(1), 2007. (no longer online)

  • MRI hints at abnormality in psychopathic ADHD children. From the Crime Times, 13(1), 2007. (no longer online)

  • Game offers clues about the psychopathic brain. From the Crime Times, 13(1), 2007. (no longer online)

  • Brainwave studies implicate abnormalities of paralimbic system in psychopathic behavior. From the Crime Times, 13(1), 2007. (no longer online)

  • The eyes may offer a window into the origins of psychopaths. From the Crime Times, 12(4), 2006. (no longer online)

  • Are psychopaths evil - or learning disabled? From the Crime Times, 12(4), 2006. (no longer online)

  • In psychopaths, higher IQ correlates with greater severity. From the Crime Times, 12(2), 2006. (no longer online)

  • Psychopaths: new evidence of brain abnormalities. From the Crime Times, 10(3), 2004. (no longer online)

  • Do Psychopaths' brains fail to understand the abstract? From the Crime Times, 10(2), 2004. (no longer online)

  • Psychopathic brains: MRI's show more abnormalities. From the Crime Times, 10(1), 2004. (no longer online)

  • Twin study traces roots of psychopathic behavior. From the Crime Times, 10(1), 2004. (no longer online)

  • Dopamine, serotonin role seen in aggressive psychopathy. From the Crime Times, 9(3), 2003. (no longer online)

  • Scans offer glimpse into normal, psychopathic brains. From the Crime Times, 8(1), 2002. (no longer online)

  • Are psychopathic children "blind" to fearful, sad expressions? From the Crime Times, 7(3), 2001. (no longer online)

  • Handedness patterns may point to brain differences in psychopaths, pedophiles. From the Crime Times, 7(2), 2001. (no longer online)

  • Finnish study: reduced hippocampal size detected in psychopaths. From the Crime Times, 7(2), 2001. (no longer online)

  • Brainwave tests reveal abnormalities in psychopathy, conduct disorder. From the Crime Times, 5(4), 1999. (no longer online)

  • Testing theories about psychopathy’s roots. From the Crime Times, 5(2), 1999. (no longer online)

  • Can "fledgling psychopaths" be spotted in childhood? From the Crime Times, 3(3), 1997. (no longer online)

  • Psychopaths: Findings pint to brain differences. From the Crime Times, 3(2), 1997. (no longer online)

  • The psychopathic brain: New findings. From the Crime Times, 1(4), 1995. (no longer online)

  • Is "fear image processing" defective in psychopaths? From the Crime Times, 1(1-2), 1995. (no longer online)

  • Review of Dr. Hare's book Without Conscience (PDF download)

  • Psychopathy and Consumerism: An Interview with Dr. E.T. Barker.

  • Mugged by Reality: by Eugene Methvin, Policy Review, 1997. For an interesting analysis of the potential role of the PCL-R in the reduction of prison populations see this article.

  • Psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder: A case of diagnostic confusion: by Robert D. Hare, Psychiatric Times, 13(2), 1996.

  • Workshop on Psychopathy highlights need for appropriate intervention: From Forum on Corrections Research, Vol 2(3), 1990.