Recognition of facial affect in psychopathic offenders.

  title={Recognition of facial affect in psychopathic offenders.},
  author={Samantha J Glass and Joseph P. Newman},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={115 4},
The authors examined the reliability of facial affect processing deficits found in psychopathic individuals (R. Blair et al., 2004) and whether they could be modified by attentional set. One hundred eleven offenders, classified using the Psychopathy Checklist--Revised (R. Hare, 2003) and Welsh Anxiety Scale (G. Welsh, 1956), performed a facial affect recognition task under 2 conditions. On the basis of research linking psychopathy, amygdala dysfunction, and deficits in facial affect recognition… CONTINUE READING
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