Why are some psychopaths 'successful'? It may depend on one personality trait

What makes some psychopaths better able to control their antisocial tendencies?

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  • Researchers have long struggled to explain the stark differences in life outcomes of psychopaths.
  • A new study suggests that the personality trait conscientiousness helps psychopaths develop impulse-control skills over time.
  • However, this process seems to apply only to individuals who score high in certain psychopathic traits.
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