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Triad of Evil

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The notion that bed-wetting, fire-setting, and animal cruelty signal the development of a serial killer should be revised. Despite its easy simplicity, we really don't know if this triad of evil is predictive.

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Milgram Once More: How Evil Are You?

This Sunday October 30th, just in time for Halloween, the Discovery Channel is airing a special episode of their series Curiosity. Sunday’s episode tackles the question of evil. How Evil Are You?

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Are doing harm and allowing harm equivalent? Ask fMRI

Are doing harm and allowing harm equivalent? Ask fMRI | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Individuals and courts deal more harshly with people who actively commit harm than with people who willfully allow the same harm to occur. A new study finds that this moral distinction is psychologically automatic.
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Is neuroscience incompatible with the idea of evil?

Is neuroscience incompatible with the idea of evil? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Understanding the neuroscience behind evil doesn't forgive evil acts. By Ben Y. Hayden, Ph.D....
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