Psychopaths show a profound lack of empathy – Behaviors of ‘almost psychopaths’ can be changed

Dear Doctor K: My boss is extremely manipulative and selfish. He doesn’t care how his actions affect his employees. He gets away with it because he turns on the charm with his supervisors. I truly think he might be a psychopath.


 – When most people feel empathy, certain parts of the brain light up. When psychopaths witness something that causes most people to feel empathy, that part of the psychopath’s brain remains cold. Psychopaths can be hard to recognize at first