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What makes someone psychopathic?

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James Blair is Chief of the Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at National Institute for Mental Health. Following graduation he was awarded a Wellcome Trust Mental Health Research Fellowship that he held at the Medical Research Council Cognitive Development Unit for three years. Subsequently, he moved to the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, where he helped form and co-lead the Developmental Disorders group. He joined the NIMH Intramural Research Program in 2002. Professor Blair’s primary research interest involves the neural mechanisms underlying the regulation of emotion in humans, and the neurobiology of anxiety disorder. He has published extensively on these areas including patient groups characterised by psychopathy, ‘acquired sociopathy’, autism and conduct disorder.

This seminar is part of the Amalgamated Societies Lecture Series. Registration is not required. Admission is free and there is a wine reception to follow.

This talk is part of the Cambridge Neuroscience Seminars series.

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