In your 30′s or 40′s? Lying? Cheating? Delusions of grandeur? Are you Paranoid? Uncooperative? Afraid of being exploited? Are you exploiting others? These are symptoms of cognitive decline. Get checked out for early onset frontotemporal dementia.
“You talkin’ to me?” Psychopath low frustrational tolerance and reactive aggression.
Discussion of recent brain scans of psychopaths in: A L Glenn, A Raine and R A Schug, “The neural correlates of moral decision-making in psychopathy,” Molecular Psychiatry 14: 5–6 (2009)
From the website Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education: Dalai Lama backs new center to study neurology of altruism and compassion BY BRUCE GOLDMAN A new Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education has been launched at…
And, so, I expect as sociopathy is understood more and more by main stream media, there will be a “sympathy for the sociopath” backlash. Don’t buy it for a second.
For some sociopaths, anger relieves stress. Is an “evil laugh” a signal of their stress relief?
Eva Christine from It Affects Us All (Det angår oss alla) sends over a link to a review paper by Kent A. Kiehl, “A cognitive neuroscience perspective on psychopathy: Evidence for paralimbic system dysfunction,” Psychiatric Research 142: 107-128 (June 2006).…
Mainstream media reports on high-rent psychopathy (or sociopathy).
Yay for neurodiversity. History-making artists, scientists, politicians – were any neurotypical? Probably not really. But then who is? Up with neurodiversity. Yet, I’m a huge hypocrite: I just can’t get with the whole sociopaths-are-just-another-neuro-diverse-population gig. On the one hand, it’s…
Hostility caused by white matter disconnect; possible cure is regrowing white matter with thyroid hormone.