Psychopathic traits and deception

Mean response times were greater for the lie than truth condition. Lie responses resulted in enhanced activation of the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex. The PPI sub-scales, coldheartedness, fearlessness, Machiavellian egocentricity, social potency and stress immunity were found to be correlated with activation patterns in the brain circuitry implicated in both deception and related processes such as behavioural restraint and social cognition.

The British Journal of Psychiatry , Volume 194 , Issue 3 , March 2009 , pp. 229 – 235DOI: https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.108.053199

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-british-journal-of-psychiatry/article/psychopathic-traits-and-deception-functional-magnetic-resonance-imaging-study/40945858E507BC697759CDB13FEDEDF2

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