Disrupted Prefrontal Regulation of Striatal Subjective Value Signals in Psychopathy

  title={Disrupted Prefrontal Regulation of Striatal Subjective Value Signals in Psychopathy},
  author={Jay G. Hosking and E. K. Kastman and Hayley M Dorfman and Gregory R. Samanez-Larkin and Arielle R Baskin-Sommers and Kent A. Kiehl and Joseph P. Newman and Joshua W. Buckholtz},
Psychopathy is a personality disorder with strong links to criminal behavior. While research on psychopathy has focused largely on socio-affective dysfunction, recent data suggest that aberrant decision making may also play an important role. Yet, the circuit-level mechanisms underlying maladaptive decision making in psychopathy remain unclear. Here, we used a multi-modality functional imaging approach to identify these mechanisms in a population of adult male incarcerated offenders… CONTINUE READING
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