30 October 2012

Evil People Dress For Success

People who have personality traits associated with manipulating or ignoring the feelings of others tend to dress attractively.

This study provides the first experimental evidence that dark personalities construct appearances that act as social lures—possibly facilitating their cunning social strategies.

From Nicholas S. Holtzman and Michael J. Strube, "People With Dark Personalities Tend to Create a Physically Attractive Veneer", Social Psychological and Personality Science (October 4, 2012).

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