What attracts the psychopath?

Thursday, November 13, 2008 - 09:49 in Psychology & Sociology

How do psychopaths find their victims? A new study by Dalhousie researchers suggests they are deeply attuned to vulnerable people. 'It's like what you'd see on Animal Planet - the lion goes after the most vulnerable, the one they have the best chance of getting,' says Kevin Wilson, a fourth-year science student who was the lead researcher on the paper, 'A pawn by any other name? Social information processing as a function of psychopathic traits,' published in the Journal of Research in Personality...

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