For his first 58 years, James Fallon was by all appearances a rmal man. A successful neuroscientist and professor, he'd been raised in a loving family, married his school sweetheart and had three kids and lots of friends. Then he learned a shocking truth that would t only disrupt his personal and professional life, but would lead him to question the very nature of his own identity. While researching serial killers, he uncovered a pattern in their brain scans that helped explain their cold and violent behaviour. Astonishingly, his own scan matched that pattern.
James Fallon is an award-winning neuroscientist at the University of California, Irvine, where he has taught for thirty-five years. He lives in Irvine, CA.