Should we eliminate psychopaths from the gene pool?

Psychopaths make up an astounding 1 to 2 percent of the general population and occupy virtually every niche in society. Often ruthless, callous and completely devoid of empathy, they impose an incalculable toll on individuals and society. And science is increasingly learning that psychopathy may actually be a genetic… » 6/06/12 9:00am 6/06/12 9:00am

Psychopaths Won't Stop Until They Get Enough

A Vanderbilt University study has new findings on how psychopaths weigh risk and reward. The study suggests that psychopaths may possess amped-up dopamine reward systems that compel them to pursue their goals regardless of personal cost. » 3/14/10 4:00pm 3/14/10 4:00pm