Event Details

  • Fri 21st June | 8.00pm

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True Crime: Exploring the Mind of a Psychopath


Over the past decade, the condition of psychopathy has garnered a lot of public interest with shows such as Dexter and Killing Eve. This talk goes beyond the basics such as the common symptoms and aims to expand the audience´s knowledge and understanding of the condition. What´s the difference between a Sociopath and a Psychopath? Can psychopaths chat lie detectors? Is it true they cannot be treated?

Jennifer Rees will discuss fascinating facts about the condition which have not made it into mainstream media, as well as giving a in-depth look at the neuroscience of the disorder.

The talk will also explore the phenomenon in relation to ´psychopathic´chidren: how early do the signs emerge? In addition, Jennifer Rees will discuss the controversial issue of the ´Good Psychopath´. Do they exist? Can you guess which professions have a higher prevalence for psychopaths?

Jennifer Rees will draw on real-life cases that you´ve never heard before to help you develop the skills to identify how typical Psychopath behaves and how to identify one. You will also get opportunities to watch videos of various psychopaths in action, giving you the chance to observe how they behave and think. What are the tell.tale signs which give them away? Are you a Psychopath? Take a screener on the night for fun!