De-extreming the Extremist Mind

Mark Goulston
4 min readAug 22, 2022

With very rare exceptions extremists are not born just as few people are born evil.

The very rare exception would be those genetically predisposed psychopaths from families with a high frequency of psychopathy. Fifty years ago a fair amount of attention was directed towards men born with the XYY chromosome abnormality referred to a Jacobs syndrome and thought to be correlated to poor impulse control and…

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Mark Goulston

Dr. Goulston is the world's #1 listening coach and author of "Just Listen" which became the top book on listening in the world