Monday, 16 February 2015

What's Your Score?

We were watching some Adam Curtis documentaries on YouTube and iPlayer last night ('Bitter Lake', 'Century of the Self' and 'The Power of Nightmares') and stumbled on a documentary about psychopaths.

There's a scoreboard that mental health professionals use to measure psychopathy called Hare's Psychopathy Checklist. Essentially it attempts to measure your ability to empathise. Score over 30/40 and you exhibit potentially destructive psychopathic tendencies; I scored 14 while Hay scored 4.