Toddlers insensitive to fear go on to commit crimes

日期:2019-03-08 03:07:19 作者:屈箅 阅读:

More: Read a longer version of this article EVEN at the tender age of 3, children who later go on to be convicted of a crime are less likely to learn to link fear with a certain noise than those who don’t. This may mean that an insensitivity to fear could be a driving force behind criminal behaviour. Adult criminals tend to be fearless, but whether this characteristic emerges before or after they commit a crime wasn’t clear, says Adrian Raine, a psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. To find out,