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Title:
Dark Values: The dark Triad in Schwartz’ Value Types
Author:
Björn N. Persson: Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy, University of Skövde, Sweden Petri J. Kajonius: Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy, University of Skövde, Sweden
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2014
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Independent in the heard: Inclusion and exclusion as social processes. Proceedings from the 9th GRASP conference, Linköping University, May 2014
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121
Article no.:
005
Pages:
82-96
No. of pages:
15
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Abstract and Fulltext
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2015-01-21
ISBN:
978-91-7519-217-8
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Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
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1650-3740
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Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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Based on the still not fully understood link between personality traits and values, this study set out to investigate how much the Dark Triad (Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy) accounts for Schwartz’s 10 human universal value types. Participants were measured on the Big Five, the Dark Triad, and Schwartz’s values. The results were medium to strong correlations between the Dark Triad in 9 out of the 10 value types. Also, while the Big Five captured between 18–43% of the variance on the value types, the Dark Triad explained up to 23% additional variance, in particular on self-enhancing values. Machiavellianism accounted for most of this additional variance, followed by narcissism, and psychopathy. Consequences and other research directions are discussed.

Keywords: Dark Triad; universal values; morality; Dark Values

Independent in the heard: Inclusion and exclusion as social processes. Proceedings from the 9th GRASP conference, Linköping University, May 2014

Author:
Björn N. Persson, Petri J. Kajonius
Title:
Dark Values: The dark Triad in Schwartz’ Value Types
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Independent in the heard: Inclusion and exclusion as social processes. Proceedings from the 9th GRASP conference, Linköping University, May 2014

Author:
Björn N. Persson, Petri J. Kajonius
Title:
Dark Values: The dark Triad in Schwartz’ Value Types
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