Television serial killer Dexter may be more of a psychopath than a sociopath due to his methodically delivered kills.
Psychopaths and sociopaths have similar characteristics, lacking remorse or empathy for others. And they can both be violent, deceitful and manipulative. But what are the differences between the two?
Senator David Leyonhjelm has said he is not taking sides in the debate, saying only that anthropologists disagree.
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Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has said that Aboriginal people may not be the first occupants of Australia. What does the research say?
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The exponential change in the role of management means more and more management tasks are likely to be taken away.
Woolworths chief Grant O'Brien will step down, but not before a replacement is found.
The hubris on show at Woolworths was never sustainable, and as a result CEO Grant O'Brien will join more than 1,000 employees losing their job.
It is usually students in the lower band who are absent from NAPLAN testing so results may be inflated.
Results from NAPLAN testing could actually be inflated given the high rates of absenteeism from the lower bands of achievement.
They said he’d never make it.
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Bond was often called an entrepreneur but that was never really true.
It will take more than a major round of redundancies to save Malaysia Airlines.
Malaysia Airlines is letting go 6,000 staff as it seeks to turn around its fortunes. But research shows downsizing on this scale doesn't usually work.
What do you do if you’re the parent of a Nelson-type bully? Why does no-one ever ask this question?
Bullying in schools is a subject that is talked about a lot. One of the quieter areas of discussion and research is the experience of parents whose child is responsible for harassing and victimising others.
This means the mooted 1.5% cut for small businesses won’t make it to sole traders.
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Budget night included a few surprises for small business owners, including sole traders. The government will provide a 5% tax discount, up to $1000, for unincorporated small businesses.
School refusal needs to be recognised as a psychological problem, rather than being glossed over in school attendance policies.
School refusal is a serious difficulty for many students, but it is often ignored in policies for increasing school attendance.
In some parts of Australia, cattle properties have been hand over to the traditional owners, but for others the return of their land seems further away than ever.
The company built by 'Cattle King' Sidney Kidman is for sale. He enjoyed good relations with the Indigenous inhabitants, but proper recognition of their rights to their land seems ever more elusive.
Some universities are doing okay, some are operating at losses.
With the release of some universities' annual reports over the last few weeks we're able to see how the universities are really faring. Is the financial situation really as dire as vice-chancellors say, as rosy as their detractors say, or somewhere in between?
Before the biff: James May, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond during the filming of a ‘Top Gear’ episode.
Bullying is widely talked about, but what about incivility in the workplace? It's a wider scourge and linked to bullying, but the solutions can be simple.
Mixed-grade classes have similar academic results to “normal” classes based on age, but social and emotional development is improved.
Mixed-grade classes have similar academic results to "normal" classes based on age.
It can be hard - maybe impossible - to develop a significantly different leadership style.
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An aggressive CEO delivers for their board - but then circumstances change. Can that leader follow?
Preparing for bodies – Emergency vehicles are lined up near the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus A320 Flight 4U9525.
The mountainous terrain of the crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will be a challenge for recovering the 150 people killed in the accident.
Could Tiger Quolls replace pet cats?
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Senator David Leyonhjelm has proposed keeping native animals as pets as conservation. But that would do effectively nothing for wildlife in the wild.
Myer chief Bernie Brookes became the latest senior executive to resign from the company this week as it struggles to adjusts to a new economy.
Firms can choose to manage for growth or cost cutting, but either way need to know what they are good at.
Kangaroos are common in some areas but scarce in others.
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Are kangaroos in plague proportions, necessitating large-scale killing and a commercial industry, or are they in decline?
Running on empty?
Australia Post has relied heavily on parcel revenues to make up for the decline in letters, but now even that is wavering.