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Sociopaths: Impaired Sense of Smell

A study by Mahmut & Stevenson (2012) has found impaired senses of smell in people with sociopathic tendencies.

The study sample consisted of 79 subjects, and the sample was taken from the community (as opposed to a psychiatric clinic).

Researchers found that people that scored highly on sociopathic traits had more difficulty identifying scents and differentiating between scents.

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By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 September 26th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Brain, Health, Research|Tags: |Comments Off on Sociopaths: Impaired Sense of Smell

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