Unformatted text preview: ■ Amygdala region of the brain is linked with fear. ■ The orbital frontal cortex is linked with decision making ■ Paralimbic system involves emotion. ❖ Comprehending the psychological impact on both a sociopath and psychopath. ➢ Source: Jack Pemment as psychology professor from Mississippi State University published an article called Psychopathy VS Sociopathy: why the distinction has become crucial. ■ The amygdala has shown to be less active in psychopaths which means that they lack fear. ■ The orbital frontal cortex is damaged in both a psychopath and a sociopath leading to poor decision making. ■ The paralimbic system is extremely inactive - more so in a psychopath than a sociopath....
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- Spring '19