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Cheating in Sport and Racial Differences in Psychopathic Personality

Edward Dutton and Richard Lynn

Published: 2015/06/01

Abstract

Evidence is presented from the NFL (American football), NBA (American basketball), and English Premier League football (soccer) showing that blacks are over-represented among cheaters in these sports and that whites are under-represented. We show that a partly-genetic explanation for these differences is the most convincing. These results confirm the theory of racial differences in psychopathic personality advanced by Lynn (2002).

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