Psychology

Dr. James Fallon's Brain Studies Led Him To Discover He's A Psychopath

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Neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon set out to study the brains of psychopaths around 2005. He identified parts of the brain that seem to consistently appear differently in the brains of psychopaths versus non-psychopaths. When handed a stack of brain scans for an unrelated study, Fallon was alarmed by one brain scan in particular, saying "It's probably a psychopath... someone who could be a danger to society." Little did he know that scan showed his own brain.

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