Psychology & Psychiatry

New study reveals brain basis of psychopathy

According to a Finnish study, the structure and function of the brain areas involved in emotions and their regulation are altered in both psychopathic criminal offenders and otherwise well-functioning individuals who have ...

Neuroscience

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals' knowledge of criminal behavior is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain network of psychopathic criminal functions differently

A strong focus on reward combined with a lack of self-control appears to be linked to the tendency to commit an offence. Brain scans show that this combination occurs in psychopathic criminals, say researchers from Nijmegen ...

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