This is a psychological test designed to help you learn about about psychopathy. It is based on the the Hare Psychopathy Checklist and has been converted into a multiple choice format as the checklist requires quite expert judgment. You can read more about this test and its creation and the research that it was based upon here.

This test is here only to help you learn about the PCL-R! Psychopathy is a very serious thing and true assessment should be undertaken lightly and can ONLY be done a trained professional.

The Psychopath Test

What is your age?


What gender do you identify as?



Mark each of the items below as true or false when applied to you.
I never never get tongue-tied.

In important ways, I am superior to most people.

I am prone to boredom.

I lie to make things go smoother.

I cheat people out of things.

I rarely feel guilty.

I am an emotional person.

I rarely connect emotionally with others.

I often get others to pay for things for me.

I am impatient.

I am promiscuous.

I was a problem child.

I have difficulty staying committed to long term goals.

I am impulsive.

I frequently perform sloppy work.

I try to evade responsibility.

My romantic relationships usually fall apart quickly.

I committed some crimes as a juvenile.

I have violated a probation order.

I have committed many types of crimes.

I am neither shy nor self-conscious; I speak with authority.

I am exceptional.

I need to take risks to feel alive.

I am basically an honest person.

I feel bad when I trick people.

If someone deserves it, I don't feel too bad.

I think strong emotions are for the weak.

I think if people get offended, that is their problem.

I have always taken care of myself.

I never act hastily.

I think sex should not be taken lightly.

I was often in trouble at school.

I lack direction in my life.

I never give in to temptation.

I always keep my word.

My problems are mostly the fault of others.

I don't like to commit in relationships.

I was a bully in high school.

I have been held in contempt of court.

I am not or would not be proud of getting away with crimes.




Home