brain potholes

Psychopathic extremes are due to faulty pathway between the amygdala, which processes emotions, and the orbito-frontal cortex, which handles impulses and decision-making.

“Essentially what we found is that the connections in the psychopaths were not as good as the connections in the non-psychopaths.

“I would describe them as roads between the two areas — and we found that in the psychopaths, the roads had potholes and weren’t very well maintained.”