Reduced Laughter Contagion in Boys at Risk for Psychopathy

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O’Nions, E.; Lima, C. F.; Scott, S. K.; Roberts, R.; McCrory, E. J.; Viding, E.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Cell Press
  • Journal: Current Biology,volume 27,issue 19,pages3,049-30,550,000 (issn: 0960-9822, eissn: 1879-0445)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.062, pmc: PMC5640510
  • Subject: psychopathy | emotional contagion | emotional resonance | callous-unemotional traits | Callous-unemotional traits, disruptive behavior, emotional contagion, emotional resonance, laughter, positive vocalizations, psychopathy, social affiliation, social connectedness | :Ciências Naturais::Ciências Biológicas [Domínio/Área Científica] | social connectedness | disruptive behavior | social affiliation | positive vocalizations | laughter | Article

Humans are intrinsically social animals, forming enduring affiliative bonds [1]. However, a striking minority with psychopathic traits, who present with violent and antisocial behaviors, tend to value other people only insofar as they contribute to their own advancement... View more
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