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Why psychopathic brains overvalue immediate rewards – Harvard Gazette

An associate professor of psychology at Harvard, Buckholtz is the senior author of a study that relies on brain scans of nearly 50 prison inmates to help explain why psychopaths make poor decisions that often lead to violence or other anti-social behavior.

What they found, he said, is that psychopaths’ brains are wired in a way that leads them to overvalue immediate rewards and neglect the future consequences of potentially dangerous or immoral actions. The study is described in a July 5 paper in Neuron.

https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/07/why-psychopathic-brains-overvalue-immediate-rewards/

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