Evil ‘Dark Patch’ Discovered In Criminal Brains

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(FOX NEWS) – A German neurologist studying the brains of violent criminals claims to have found a, “dark patch” at the center of the brain.  According to FOX News the scientist claims the “evil spot” is a genetic source of violent behavior.

Gerhard Roth is a professor at Bremen University.  He showed short films to to known killers, rapists and robbers and measured their brain activity.  Roth said the subjects showed no emotion during brutal parts of the films  A small portion of their brain remained dark or showed no activity during violent scenes of the movies.  

The area of the brain that displayed no activity is the same area where compassion and sorrow are formed in normal people.

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