Archives for February, 2018

The Psychology of Child Torture

The Psychology of Child Torture   David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, from Perris California, face accusations of torture, child endangerment and holding their 13 children captive. Authorities found some of their kids chained to beds, “in dark and foul-smelling surroundings,” following an emergency phone call from the 17-year-old daughter who escaped […]

Larry Nassar and the Psychology of the Insincere Apology

Larry Nassar and the Psychology of the Insincere Apology The doctor’s apology been judged insincere. What is the psychology of apology?   By Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen   Larry Nassar has been sentenced with up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing young female gymnasts who were under his care.   […]

How sexually attractive is intelligence, as a feature of personality?

What Is the Smartest Move to Make on Valentines Day? IQ in the psychology of attraction—is being smart a turn on or a turn off? How sexually attractive is intelligence, as a feature of a person’s personality?   By Dr Raj Persaud and Dr Peter Bruggen   A new study by psychologists Gilles Gignac, Joey […]