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The antisocial personality can sometimes be combined

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Unformatted text preview: “ Genetic influences help wire the brain. Adrian Raine compared PET scans of 41 murderers’ brains with those from people of similar age and sex. The scans showed reduce activity in the murderers’ frontal lobes, an area of the cortex that helps control impulses”. This explains perfectly the main reason why the Joker suffers from impulsiveness, which is one of the characteristics of a person that has Antisocial Personality Disorder. Antisocial personalities also feel and fear little, and in very extreme cases, the results can be horrifyingly tragic. The Joker’s actions and personality show that he does not fear anything, no matter how dangerous the situation is or what the consequences might be. The antisocial personality can sometimes be combined with keen i...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2014 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Schaffer during the Spring '06 term at Point Loma.

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