trolls on the internet: a study (cw psychology) 

•Trolling is an online antisocial behaviour with negative psychological outcomes.

•Current study predicted trolling perpetration from gender and personality.

•Trolls more likely to be male with high levels of trait psychopathy and sadism

•Trolls have lower affective empathy, and psychopathy moderates cognitive empathy.

•Results have implications for establishing education and prevention programs.

found this via r/science on reddit

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