Brain imaging may flag born murderers: Disturbing can of worms to open?

Brain imaging shows that psychopaths have different brains than the rest of society, which may just suggest that people are born murderers. This knowledge may just be one scary subject when you consider all the implications of these findings. Kent Kiehl, who has become a top expert on the neuroscience on schizophrenia and psychopathy, works on the campus of the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility studying the brains of criminals via a MRI image.AOL video screen grabAccording to MSN News on April 30, Kiehl has built what amounts to the largest forensic neuroscience library in the world with these 4,000 images of criminals’ brains from different prison systems. He’s found that psychopaths tend to have smaller amygdalas and less gray matter in the region that he’s targeting in the brain…


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