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Psychopathy: NPR expert panel

On All Things Considered, NPR’s Alix Spiegel explores the controversial PCL-R instrument, designed to ferret out psychopaths, and its great influence over one prisoner’s parole fate. Here, a panel of experts — Karen Franklin among them — debates the test’s role in the criminal justice system.

Plus, Dr. Franklin reviews Jon Ronson’s new book on the search for the elusive psychopath — The Psychopath Test.