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Kornienko D.S., Derish F.V. The Dark triad and chronotype

Full text in Russian: Корниенко Д.С., Дериш Ф.В. Взаимосвязь свойств Темной триады и хронотипических предпочтений
Perm State National Research University, Perm, Russia
Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University, Perm, Russia

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The article presents the research results of the relationship between the chronotype of daily activities and the personality traits of Dark triad. Basing on P.Johnason’s studies we proposed that Machiavellianism, narcissism and psychopathy are associated with the preferences in the evening-oriented chronotype. The sample consists of 191 undergraduate students, age 18-25 years. The short form of Dark triad questionnaire and the short version of the Morningness-Eveningness Questionnaire are used. The data were processed by the correlation (Pearson) and multivariate regression analysis. As a result, it was found that machiavellianism is associated with preference in morning-oriented chronotype and psychopathy -  in evening-oriented chronotype.  Narcissism does not show association with chronotype.

Keywords: chronotype, personality, Dark triad, machiavellianism, narcissism, psychopathy



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Received 11 July 2015. Date of publication: 15 October 2015.

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Korniyenko Dmitry S. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Developmental Psychology,   Philosophical and Sociological Faculty,   Perm State University, ul. Bukrieva, 15, 614990 Perm, Russia.
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Derish Fedor V . Engineer, Laboratory of Differential Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University, ul. Sibirskaya, 24, 614990 Perm, Russia.
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Kornienko D.S., Derish F.V. The Dark triad and chronotype. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 43, p. 2. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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