Psychopathy is a personality disorder signified by a pattern of lying, exploitiveness, heedlessness, arrogance, sexual promiscuity, low self-control, and lack of empathy and remorse. Those who are affected may appear normal thus increasing their ability to effectively prey on others. People severely affected with psychopathy have a false belief in their own superiority, a sense […]
The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot Paperback – May 5, 2014 by MrsXNomore. Publisher: Telemachus Press, LLC. ISBN-13: 978-1940745718 Her marriage to successful airline pilot Captain X seemed like a dream come true. In reality, it was a nightmare. From the second they met, Captain X swept MrsXNomore off […]
My name is Kai Li Chung and I am a PhD student from the School of Life, Sport, and Social Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom. As part of my PhD course, I am undertaking a research project for my thesis, under the supervision of Dr. Kathy Charles. This is a piece of research […]
According to Brook and Kosson (2013), an empathic interaction between people is comprised of three different types of exchanges, emotional, motor and cognitive. While the emotional and motor components of such an exchange allow individuals to share feelings and mirror each other’s movements at a subconscious level, the cognitive component of the exchange allows individuals […]
Psychopathy and the brain: Are there neurological correlates of morality, decision-making, and social emotions?
Neuroscience research has been making gains within the study of psychopathy to help us better identify and potentially treat this condition. One of its important contributions is the recognition and identification of correlations between specific regions of the brain and the behavior and emotional processing abilities demonstrated in psychopathy. The underlying neurobiology of psychopathy is […]