A Meta-Analytic Review of the Dark Triad–Intelligence Connection
- General mental ability and the traits that make up the Dark Triad are nearly zero.
- The variance in effects between intelligence and Dark Triad suggests moderators.
- Some support that sample type, GMA measure, and demographics moderate the relations.
O’Boyle, E. H., Forsyth, D., Banks, G. C., & Story, P. A. (2013). A meta-analytic review of the Dark Triad–intelligence connection. Journal Of Research In Personality, 47(6), 789-794. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2013.08.001