Newsy Video: Psychopaths Able to Empathize, Study Suggests

Researchers in the Netherlands say psychopaths’ empathic circuits were activated when they were asked to imagine how others feel.


More at Christian Keysers and Edwin Rutsch: The Empathic Brain – Chapter by Chapter Book Review, Christian Keysers is professor and group leader of the Social Brain Lab at the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands. The lab explores the biological nature and neuroscience of empathy.
Christian is author of ‘The Empathic Brain: How the Discovery of Mirror Neurons Changes our Understanding of Human Nature’.