Much research focuses on the psychopath. But what about the psychopath’s victim? Professor Craig Neumann of the University of North Texas discusses topics that need to be researched.
Callousness and unemotionality are defining psychopathic traits. Are they inherited? Is there a genetic link to them? Can the behavior of young people displaying these traits be affected by how caregivers raise them? Professor Rebecca Waller of the University of Pennsylvania conducts research on this topic.
Interview from 2019 Convention of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy
NO REMORSE by Jacqueline B. Helfgott demands the attention of anyone interested in the intersection of research into the criminal mind and psychopathy. It provides a comprehensive examination of the empirical research and cultural understanding of psychopathy. It also explores critical issues concerning gender stereotypes and suggests the need and importance for greater research into...Read More
Psychopaths are not mentally ill. According to Dr. Hare, psychopaths are “rational” and “aware” of what they do. Hare further states: “Their behavior is the result of choice freely exercised.” But how does one explain that the psychopath has no capacity to love and lacks remorse? As a person who studies Christian religious doctrine, the two requirements for salvation...Read More