Psychopaths Feel Only Their Own Pain

Psychopaths Feel No Empathy For Others; How Do Their Brains Differ?

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 16:03

In a brain study, psychopaths responded to thoughts of their own pain but felt no empathy for others in pain.

Psychopathic Brain Pattern Differences Study

Psychopaths’ Brain Patterns Lack Means for Empathy, Reveals Neuroimaging Study

By | Wed, 04/24/2013 - 19:50

New functional brain scan research on psychopathy reveals strikingly distinct patterns of activation among psychopathic prisoners in response to seeing other people in painful situations, suggesting a neural basis for their lack of empathy.


Can a 5-Year-Old Child Be Diagnosed as a Psychopath?

By | Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:19

The Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has led some experts to suggest that maybe people can be psychopaths at 20 – or 15, or 10.


Why People Fall for Bad Boys and Mean Girls

By | Tue, 11/27/2012 - 15:05

Recent research has found that people with so-called dark personality traits - narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism - are rated as more attractive than their more ethical, less selfish peers.

A Clockwork Orange

The Macdonald Triad: Do Three Common Childhood Behaviors Predict a Serial Killer?

By | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 16:09

Do you believe that serial killers have common traits that can appear as early as childhood?

smell flower

Want to Identify Psychopaths? Check Their Sense of Smell

By | Thu, 09/20/2012 - 13:43

People with psychopathic tendencies have a weaker sense of smell than other people.


Certain Psychopathic Traits Significantly Predict a Candidate's Future Presidential Success

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 17:09

Researchers from the Emory University suggest that psychopathic traits like fearless dominance may be an important predictor of success in presidential performance.


Psychopaths Tweet Differently: Twitter Exposes Your Mental Health

By | Mon, 08/27/2012 - 13:38

While psychopaths, often described as people who are superficially charming and extremely intelligent, are very hard to spot in the real world, they can easily be found virtually on Twitter, scientists claim.