Confessions of a Pro-Social Psychopath - James Fallon

“So next mistake I made is I went around asking everybody what they thought of me.”

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Confessions of a Pro-Social Psychopath

by James Fallon

A world-renowned neuroscientist identifies patterns in the brains of psychopathic killers. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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James with his family’s brain scans. Image courtesy of Daniel A. Anderson/UC Irvine Communications.

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James struggles with his family’s legacy.

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James as a little boy.

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James with his family.

James’ TED Talk, “Exploring the Mind of a Killer.”