Jan 30 2011

Psychopaths lack empathy just like patients with frontal head injury

Published by Editor at 12:33 pm under University in the Media

January 26, 2011 sify news

A University of Haifa study has suggested that people diagnosed as psychopathic have difficulty showing empathy, just like patients who have suffered frontal head injury. “Our findings show that people who have psychopathic symptoms behave as though they are suffering frontal brain damage,” said Simone Shamay-Tsoory, who conducted the study.

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