On this episode, Dr. Arielle Baskin-Sommers joins us from sabbatical in New York City. Arielle received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Neuroscience from Brown University. She went on to get her Master’s and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After a post-doctoral fellowship and clinical psychology fellowship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, she went on to start her own lab, and is currently an Assistant Professor at Yale University. We asked a million different questions about psychopaths, and it was fascinating!
Lab website: http://modlab.yale.edu/
Pop culture examples of psychopathic behaviors:
- The Jinx (HBO; http://www.hbo.com/the-jinx- the-life- and-deaths- of-robert-durst)
- O.J.: Made in America (ESPN; http://www.espn.com/watch/?id=2840463)
- Child of Rage Documentary (YouTube; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2-Re_Fl_L4)
- The Mind of a Psychopath (Nightline ABC News; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V7EL-Yg8Gg)