Are their brains not wired to feel what others feel, or do they just not care? Alison Abbott joins researchers looking into normal neurobiology through the scope of psychopathy.
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Alison Abbott is Nature's Senior European Correspondent.
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Abbott, A. Abnormal neuroscience: Scanning psychopaths. Nature 450, 942–944 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/450942a