What Does the Brain of a Psychopath Look Like?

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By Tanner Garrity Neuroscientists from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, the University of Pennsylvania and California State University have teamed up to determine that a portion of the brain called the striatum is actually 10% larger in people who demonstrate psychopathic tendencies. While many have come to use the terms “psychopath” or “psycho” as colloquial descriptors over the years (generally as an insult), there is real scientific basis for the concept. A psychopath is commonly antisocial, narcissistic, impulsive, charming in a manipulative way, and incapable of registering g…

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