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Each week on Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke, explore different aspects of human behavior and the brain.

The Dark Triad

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In psychology, the "Dark Triad" refers to narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. How do we identify those who are "high in the Dark Triad" and in what ways can these people be detrimental to our professional or personal life?

In this episode of Two Guys on Your HeadDr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke discuss the Dark Triad.

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