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The Roles of Social Expectations and Gender in the Development of Psychopathic Traits

Shixi Lin 1 , Qijia Gu 2 , Zhuoning Wu * 3
1 Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
2 Shanghai DTD academy, Shanghai, 201100, China
3 School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, State of New York, Albany, 12222, United States

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Humanities Research, Vol. 2, 89-94
Published 01 March 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Shixi Lin, Qijia Gu, Zhuoning Wu. The Roles of Social Expectations and Gender in the Development of Psychopathic Traits. LNEP (2023) Vol. 2: 89-94. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/2/2022345.


Psychopathy is worth studying because there are not enough studies for the public to keep psychopaths in perspective. This work focuses on how social expectations and gender play their roles in the development of psychology. After reviewing previous studies, the social expectations of genders are assumed to be one of the biggest fundamental factors influencing the formation of psychopathic traits. However, there are not studies focusing on this specific factor. In this work, the experiment is designed to figure out how this factor work. Therefore, this work is expected to fill the gap and provide a new direction for the future research.


Social expectations, Gender, Psychopathic traits


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