The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast #327 – Jordan Peterson & Del Paulhus
Topics Discussed in Jordan Peterson #327: The big five: where the adjectives come from, What lead Dr. Paulhus to the dark side of psychology, Construct creep, Machiavellianism, Narcissism and Psychopathy, Why these terms are exclusive categories, From Triad to Tetrad: the addition of Sadism, Why human beings are sadistic and predatory, How dark traits are used to attract sexual partners, Hiring people to fire people, When empathy fails you, Women and pornography, Clinical vs. everyday psychology, Virtualization enables darkness, Why sex evolved, Trolls just want to have fun, No one will watch a moderate news channel, The profit motive behind impulsive attention, Anonymity may indicate what people are truly like, Andy Ngo, Antifa, extreme niches, Steve Jobs, when the narcissist is right, Lumpers and splitters, Rats, play and social negotiation over time, Frans de Waal, leadership in primates, Machiavellian mimicry, Radical evil, amplified suffering, Female sadists, The cost of affiliation, The Hexaco Model, honesty, and humility, When you encounter someone with Dark Tetrad traits, You can predict entrepreneurial competence, Dimensions of disorders, Crunching bugs and voodoo dolls, Why study human darkness?.
Dr. Del Paulhus is a personality psychology researcher and professor. He received his doctorate from Columbia University and has worked at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Davis. Currently, Paulhus is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. He is best known for being the co creator of the dark triad, along with fellow researcher Kevin Williams.