Boys Who Lack Empathy Don’t React to a Fearful Face

Scientific American:

Psychopaths can’t connect emotionally. Researchers have thought that trait may be connected with an outsized drive for reward and an inability to register fearful expressions in others’ faces. And that training them to pay attention to such expressions might help.

Training, however, has not been successful, and a paper to be published in the journal Psychological Science suggests why.

Read more: Scientific American

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