November 16, 2012

James Bond's Guide to Seduction

Daniel Honan, Big Think

AP Photo

Why do bad boys always get the girl? Or, to put it another way, why do women find it so hard to resist ruthless, deceitful narcissists? Look no further than James Bond, whose character is composed of three distinctly nasty traits -- the dark triad, as this particular psychosis is referred to in psychological literature.

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TAGGED: Relationships, Psychopathy, James Bond


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