Most often people fall victims to psychopaths because they fail to identify them when they see them. Ted Bundy, the serial killer, fooled almost every one of his victims with his charming ways. For those who imagine psychopaths to be masked, huge, horrible and evil looking people on the lines of Jason Voorhees of Friday the 13th; the truth can be very shocking. Unless someone is aware of the typical characteristics of a psychopath, it is very tough to identify them, as the warning signs are quite covert and subtle. They have great social skills and succeed in winning the sympathy of people they target. Though a lot of research has been done on the psyche of psychopaths, psychologists have failed to come up with any pattern that would fit them all. Psychopaths can be identified only by the extremity of a behavior they exhibit. Though they hide behind the mask and do not often show their indifference to human or animal life, there are times when they can be caught off guard. Being alert to the signs of psychopath can save a life, and it could well be yours. Here are the top 6 ways you can spot a psychopath.