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“Harnessing mechanisms to inform the management and treatment of psychopathy”

Dr. Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Event Details

Date
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time
3-4 p.m.
Description
Psychopaths have long captured the imagination. The names of famous psychopaths, such as Jeffrey Dahmer and Ted Bundy, evoke a morbid curiosity. The crimes committed by these men are so vicious that it’s impossible to imagine how someone could do such a thing. In this talk, I will present research from psychology and neuroscience that raise questions about whether psychopaths are criminally responsible and provide insights into how to manage these individuals within the criminal justice system.
Cost
Free

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