Narcissistic / Sociopath
Perceptions Aside: Differences Between a Psychopath & Sociopath?
Differences Between a Psychopath vs Sociopath Society has conspired with Hollywood to put two seemingly-sexy psychology terms into our collective consciousness — psychopath and sociopath. Psychopath and sociopath are pop psychology terms for what psychiatry calls an antisocial personality...
The neuroscience of restorative justice
Daniel Reisel studies the brains of criminal psychopaths (and mice). And he asks a big question: Instead of warehousing these criminals, shouldn’t we be using what we know about the brain to help them rehabilitate? Put another way: If the brain can grow new neural pathways after an injury … could we help the brain re-grow morality?
Exploring the mind of a killer
Psychopathic killers are the basis for some must-watch TV, but what really makes them tick? Neuroscientist Jim Fallon talks about brain scans and genetic analysis that may uncover the rotten wiring in the nature (and nurture) of murderers. In a too-strange-for-fiction twist, he shares a fascinating family history that makes his work chillingly personal.
Strange answers to the psychopath test
Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of <em>The Psychopath Test</em>, illuminates the gray areas between the two. <em>(With live-mixed sound by Julian Treasure and animation by Evan Grant.)</em>
FREE ON KINDLE: TODAY ONLY! 18th October 2014. Click Here --> www.amazon.com/dp/B00OHHTRSS or go to the Amazon website in your country and type B00OHHTRSS into the search box. A fascinating historical account, Psychopathic Personality: Report of a Case was originally presented as a paper by Dr. Martin Peck at a meeting of the Boston Society of Neurology and Psychiatry, on November 17th, 1921. #psychology