Are you a serial killer?

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  1. Leaderofmany profile image60
    Leaderofmanyposted 11 years ago

    Studies show that the brain of serial killers are wired different than ours.  Is your brain wired to be serial killer?

    1. Haunty profile image73
      Hauntyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      How am I supposed to know how my brain is wired?

      1. Leaderofmany profile image60
        Leaderofmanyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        It will show on brain scan also

        1. CMHypno profile image83
          CMHypnoposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          How many people get brain scanned to show they are a serial killer before they go on their killing spree?

          A lack of body count is enough proof for most of us to know we are not killers.  A more valid question might be do you now whether you are a psychopath/sociopath?

          1. AEvans profile image74
            AEvansposted 11 years agoin reply to this


    2. Brightonbreezy profile image61
      Brightonbreezyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      An interesting idea at a time where some of the most popular television shows depict criminals who do terrible things and we herald them. I'm looking at you, Dexter, Breaking Bad and Weeds.

      1. TheMagician profile image87
        TheMagicianposted 11 years agoin reply to this

        Hey now -- Weeds is awesome! tongue

        1. Brightonbreezy profile image61
          Brightonbreezyposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          I watched season 1 but have the others still waiting for me. Mary Louise Parker <3

        2. BonnyC profile image61
          BonnyCposted 11 years agoin reply to this

          Weeds is amazing! I love that show. I can't wait for the next season big_smile

    3. prettydarkhorse profile image57
      prettydarkhorseposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      You mean it is genetic, innate or a product of childhood life experiences and social upbringing?

      Perhaps it is a combination of the above mentioned. The researches are still undergoing about this. Although there are different kinds of serial killers - those who are on missions to save something, mental sickness like they are told by somebody to do it etc., some just want to have control over others, serial killers for sex, or they want to acquire property. Some psychologists did have profiles of a would be serial killer. They are looking into aggression in childhood, abusive to animals, family set up, being a loner and many more.

  2. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 11 years ago

    Save customs a whole lot of grief if X Ray could pick it up too wink

  3. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 11 years ago

    You might want to link to the studies.  The ones I read show there is a genetic component to psychopathy (.3-.4) and a contribution of psychopathy to crime--but none of it is written in stone.

  4. Disturbia profile image59
    Disturbiaposted 11 years ago

    I have ADHD so I KNOW my brain is wired differently, but I'm not a serial killer, not yet anyway.  Now my oldest daughter on the other hand, she has real potential and I suspect she's a true sociopath.  I think it runs in her father's family.

    1. mega1 profile image79
      mega1posted 11 years agoin reply to this


  5. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 11 years ago

    I thought The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo trilogy and movies would have ended people's fascination with serial killers.  But obviously, not.

    I know my brain is wired to serial something - not sure if its kill (meaning murder)  or kill (meaning make you laugh til your teeth and pants fall off)  but either way, it could be a problem - so I take my vitamins and use what I know about anger management - and self-restraint - or have I already  -  huh?  oh.

    gotta go now

  6. Healthy Pursuits profile image80
    Healthy Pursuitsposted 11 years ago

    I'm a cereal killer. Does that count? big_smile

    1. jennzie profile image72
      jennzieposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Me too!!

  7. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 11 years ago

    "Are you a serial killer?"

    Not yet. But there are these gophers that just moved in...

  8. mega1 profile image79
    mega1posted 11 years ago

    personally?  I feel that cereal killers are the messy-est!

  9. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image82
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 11 years ago

    True story - several years ago, my mom mentioned something about a serial killer in front of my really young niece, and my little niece looked at her in amazement and said, "He kills cereal??"

  10. profile image0
    Arlene V. Pomaposted 11 years ago

    Gee, I dunno!  Would you like to come over and see why my roses are doing so well???

  11. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 11 years ago

    i've never really thought about it.............................................


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