The brains of people who have psychopathic tendencies show less emotional response to images of people being hurt.
The emotional parts of their brains have fewer connections too hence they don’t consciously “feel” for others.
There is no “psychopathy gene” but studies tell that psychopathy tends to run in families. Parents may carry one of more genetic variants that increase their child’s chance of developing psychopathy.
A Des Plaines, Illinois contractor and Junior Chamber of Commerce, “Man of the Year” who entertained children as “Pogo the Clown” murdered thirty-two young men in the 1970s, burying most of the bodies in the crawl space under his house
A Satan-worshipping serial killer known as “Night Stalker” who proudly described himself as “evil” and convicted with thirteen murders and thirty other felonies, robbery, burglary, rape, and attempted murder
A Canadian serial murderer who persuaded the government to pay him $100,00 to show the authorities where he buried his young victims, does everything he can to remain in the spotlight
Psychopathy is a personality disorder, not a mental illness. There is no cure for psychopaths, and they will never be able to change.
There are no pharmacological therapies known to have been trialed for alleviating the emotional, interpersonal, and moral deficits of psychopathy