Laboratory Affiliation: Dark Triad & Corporate Crime Laboratory
Adon's research interests are (1) Ideologically motivated crimes such as terrorism, criminal sabotage, and ritual abuse. (2) The development, transmission, motivations, and tactics of malevolent personality traits such as subclinical narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism. (3) The psychology of religion, morality, belief-systems, and their roles in influencing peoples’ thinking and behavior. (4) Applying latent-variable modeling and newer psychometric techniques to the assessment of malevolent personalities and other psychological constructs.