Preface 1. What makes a Machiavellian? 2. Motives and consequences 3. Personality 4. Dark Triad 5. Development, socialisation, life history 6. Communication 7. Emotional coldness 8. Emotional intelligence and empathy 9. Mind reading 10. Flexibility 11. Decision rules and neural mechanisms 12. Evolutionary origins Bibliography
Tamas Bereczkei graduated as a Biologist, completed a PhD dissertation in Philosophy, and became a Doctor of Science in Psychology. He leads the Evolutionary Psychological Research group at the University of Pecs. Besides Machiavellianism, his main research areas include social intelligence, altruism and cooperation, and mate choice.