How to tell if your child is a future psychopath

By Jane Ridley Four years ago, Lillyth Quillan cowered behind a padlocked door as her teenage son, taller and stronger than she is, paced back and forth in a rage. Suddenly he went quiet. “Don’t let me hurt you, Mom,” he said, his voice sounding chillingly calm. It was the first time the high schoolContinue reading “How to tell if your child is a future psychopath”

Medication for Parkinson’s disease shown to lower morality and increase willingness to harm others

Healthy people who are given commonly prescribed mood-altering drugs see significant changes in the degree to which they are willing to tolerate harm against themselves and others, according to a study published Thursday. The research has implications for understanding human morality and decision-making. A team of scientists from the University College London (UCL) and OxfordContinue reading “Medication for Parkinson’s disease shown to lower morality and increase willingness to harm others”