Ep. 40: Left Handed Insult (Pullman et al., 2022)

After their bout with COVID, Tom and Amielle are back and talking about a little discipline with big notions called evolutionary psychology. How did some of these endeavoring scientists test if psychopathy is a mental disorder or an unconventional life strategy? Turns out you ask one simple question; Vladimir Putin or Ned Flanders? Also wild male adult atlantic walruses.

  • Is Psychopathy a Mental Disorder or an Adaptation? Evidence From a Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Psychopathy and Handedness (Pullman et al., 2021)
  • Prevalence and correlates of psychopathic traits in the household population of Great Britain (Coid, J., Yang et al., 2009)
  • Cognitive Control Promotes Either Honesty or Dishonesty, Depending on One’s Moral Default (Speer et al., 2021)
  • “When Flanders Failed.” The Simpsons, created by Matt Groening, season 3, episode 3, Gracie Films in association with 20th Century Fox Television, 1991.