Psychopathy and P3 amplitude: a commentary on Raine.

  title={Psychopathy and P3 amplitude: a commentary on Raine.},
  author={Jeffery Jutai},
  journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology},
  volume={8 1},
  • Jeffery Jutai
  • Published 1989 in
    International journal of psychophysiology…
Raine (1989) reviewed the literature on event-related potentials (ERPs) in psychopathic adults and antisocial adolescents and concluded that findings support an extended sensation-seeking model of psychopathy. Specifically, he suggested that P3 findings were indicative of unusually enhanced attentional processing in psychopaths. It will be argued in this paper that evidence from recent ERP studies is insufficient to challenge notions of information processing deficit in psychopathy, and that an… CONTINUE READING

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