A Brief Note On Serial Killers Are Formed By Their Flawed Mind

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Ted Bundy once said, “I just liked to kill, I wanted to kill (“Top”).” This is due to the fact that psychopaths do not feel any remorse or guilt for killing. Psychopaths and sociopaths do not have the ability to feel emotion. Several scientific studies have been conducted that show how their brains work. Most psychopathic or sociopathic flaws are mental, but there can be environmental effects too (Brogaard). Trending movies
(Ted) such as Scream and Nightmare on Elm Street also have an effect on these people (“8”). Serial killers are formed by their flawed mind, mixing with their environment causing outbursts of violence to occur. It has been proven that environmental issues can lead to in a person 's mind becoming psychotic. There are ways to determine if a young person has psychopathic tendencies. Being on the high side of the IQ range is one indication. This can be shown in organized serial killers such as Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy. Both of those men had IQs around 113. However, their counterparts, disorganized serial killers, have an average IQ of ninety-three. Torturing small animals is another sign of killer interests. This means that if a child shows no remorse while torturing or killing small animals, they have one of the strongest signs of having the chance to become a serial killer. As a young boy, Jeffrey Dahmer would scavenge the woods for dead animals to dissect. Once he killed his own puppy and hung its head proudly on a stake when he was finished…

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