Psychopathy and physiological response to emotionally evocative sounds.

  title={Psychopathy and physiological response to emotionally evocative sounds.},
  author={Edelyn Verona and Christopher J. Patrick and John J. Curtin and Margaret M. Bradley and Peter J. Lang},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={113 1},
Despite considerable evidence that psychopathic criminals are deviant in their emotional reactions, few studies have examined responses to both pleasurable and aversive stimuli or assessed the role of different facets of psychopathy in affective deviations. This study investigated physiological reactions to emotional sounds in prisoners selected according to scores on the 2 factors of Hare's Psychopathy Checklist--Revised (PCL-R; R. D. Hare, 1991). Offenders high on the PCL-R emotional… CONTINUE READING

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