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A new study has found that antisocial people are more [liked / likely] to have smaller areas of their brain. Researchers said criminals' brains had a [different / difference] structure to the brains of people who [following / followed] the law. The study is published in the [journey / journal] "Lancet Psychiatry". Researchers used [data / date] from 672 people born in 1972-73. They looked at records of the people's antisocial behaviour between the [ages / aged] of seven and 26. At the age 45, the researchers [scanned / scanning] the people's brains. Eighty of the people had a [historical / history] of criminal and antisocial behaviour from being early [teenage / teenagers] . Researchers found that the areas of the brain linked [at / to] emotions, motivation and behaviour control were smaller in the long-term criminals' brains.

Professor Terrie Moffitt, a co-author [of / off] the research, said the research could help doctors understand what is [behind / headed] long-term antisocial behaviour. She said the antisocial people [on / in] the study may have behaved [badly / bad] because of their brain structure. She said: "They are actually [operation / operating] under some disability at the level of the brain." She added that because of this, we needed to [care / caring] for these people in a kinder way. [Lead / Read] author Dr Christina Carlisi said: "Differences [in / on] brain structure might make it difficult for people to develop social skills. This [may / say] prevent them from engaging in antisocial behaviour. These people could benefit from more support throughout their [live / lives] ."

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