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Evolutionary Forensic PsychologyDarwinian Foundations of Crime and Law$
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Joshua Duntley and Todd K. Shackelford

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195325188

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325188.001.0001

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In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

The Evolution of Psychopathy

Chapter:
(p.176) 10 In Cold Blood
Source:
Evolutionary Forensic Psychology
Author(s):

Martin L. LalumiÈre

Sandeep Mishra

Grant T. Harris

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325188.003.0010

This chapter presents an evolutionary psychological perspective on psychopathy. It begins with a discussion of the construct of psychopathy. It then discusses explanations of psychopathy, the genetics of psychopathy, and the brains of psychopaths.

Keywords:   psychopathy, evolutionary psychology, psychopaths

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