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Jacqueline Woolley, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Do psychopaths tweet differently than other people?

Posted: July 18, 2012

The Online Privacy Foundation recently held a competition to determine if psychopathy can be assessed from Tweets. The experiment analyzed Tweets, and built on research that demonstrated a link between language and psychopathy. Some of the questions scored on ‘Big 5’ dimensions using a checklist devised by UT Psychology's Sam Gosling

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