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Thursday, May 30, 2019


Recently my neuroscience reading group covered the book The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain by James Fallon.  Sociopaths might be more inclined to abuse others because they lack empathy.  I think the author wrote that some one percent of women and three percent of men are sociopaths

Discovering that as many as one in thirty-three men are sociopaths has impressed me.  It certainly explains a lot both in my personal experience and the history of humanity in general.  I am now more inclined to search for the signs when I meet new people so that I can take defensive measures when dealing with one.