'Brain scans can be used to identify children who may be potential psychopaths, new research has shown.
Scientists have found that certain areas of a psychopath's brain showed a reduced activity in response to images of others in pain. The regions affected are those known to play a role in empathy, the ability to relate to other people's feelings.
Scientists say the patterns could act as a marker to single out children at a risk of becoming adult psychopaths.'
Read more: Brain scans can identify psychopaths even in childhood because they have no empathy when seeing people in pain