Is your child a psychopath? Study measures psychopathic traits in kids

Is your toddler a psychopath? Traits such as a lack of emotion or empathy for others can be detected from the age of THREE

  • 10 per cent of children aged 3-6 show traits linked to psychopathy
  • Australian-led study measured responses to facial expressions and images
  • The study would allow earlier treatment for those at risk of psychopathy
  • United Kingdom study identified similar traits at even younger age