Are serial killers literally different from the rest of us?
And, if so, how?
Neuroscientist Jim Fallon thought he'd uncovered the defining characteristics of the 'killer brain', only to discover that he too had the brain and genes of what he calls a 'really bad news character'.
So why wasn't Fallon a killer?
This film looks at Fallon's story to explore this question, illuminating the neurological and genetic bases of aggression, nature/nurture and epigenetics along the way and giving a new angle on the age-old question of whether what happens to us in early childhood can send us towards deviance or conformity...
18 minutes approx. | How to Order