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How Do Psychopaths Control "Dark Impulses"?

News   Sep 20, 2019 | Original story from Virginia Commonwealth University

 
How Do Psychopaths Control "Dark Impulses"?

Over two structural MRI studies of 'successful' psychopathic individuals, the researchers found that participants had greater levels of gray matter density in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex, one of the brain regions involved in self-regulatory processes. Credit: VCU

 
 
 

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