How early in your life were you thinking that you were mentally ill? "late middle school"
"the phrase I would use is broken brain"
What was it like to think your brain was broken? Answer "I'd want to know as much as possible so I did a bunch of searches on the brain."
What did you do about it? gunman says he selected career options that would be related to that, says it was one of the reasons why he went into neuroscience
Gunman says he did escapist things, like video games, school work, sports, that made the thoughts go away
Do you recall knowing if other kids also felt similarly? "No"
Dr Reid referencing admissions committees, and people who said he was a "good bet"
Gunman comments: "no comment"
"You've got to give me something"
Gunman says he did not present himself well during interviews for grad school
Reid asks why he did badly in the interviews? Does he remember freezing?
What kinds of questions?
In your mind, tell me about disdain for others?
"It kind of goes back to the hatred of mankind."
"A little more please?"
"I didn't see a purpose for people living"
How about a purpose for you living? "My purpose was to fix myself"
Gunman says other people having a family in their lives would give them a worth
Another description: "Flat or without affect"
What does that mean to you? "Not showing too much emotion or responsive to stimuli"
Another description: Avoiding tough personal questions or personal answers
"you do often answer with very short answers"
"Yeah, I'm very concise"
It could also be seen as avoiding the answers.. which is the way I take it a lot of the time
"Oh, that's just speech patterns"
I get the feeling there's stuff going on in there but you're freezing... is there more going on in there than is coming out?
Last descriptor: "Paranoid"
"Id say a little bit, but not too much."
Example of paranoid: Picking a seat in the corner so he can see the whole room