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Profs & Pints DC: Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dopamine, the Devil and Angel in Your Brain,” with Dr. Daniel Z. Lieberman, scholar of addiction and mood disorders, former professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University, and co-author of the international bestseller The Molecule of More. Fully understanding our behavior means understanding dopamine, a brain chemical […]

$12. – $13

Profs & Pints DC: The Science of “Spiritual” Experiences

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Science of ‘Spiritual’ Experiences,” with David Bryce Yaden, assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research and co-author of The Varieties of Spiritual Experiences: Twenty-First Century Research and Perspectives. Spiritual experiences have occurred in people around the world and throughout history, up to and including […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: “Kink” or “Disorder”?

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “‘Kink’ or ‘Disorder’?” an entertaining look at how psychology approaches unusual sexual behaviors, with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, and editor of Unusual and Rare Psychological Disorders. Few subjects are as interesting – or as sensitive – as sex. Psychology’s history […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: What Was T Rex Thinking?

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “What Was T Rex Thinking?” a look at the brains of dinosaurs and how they might live on in our backyard birds, with Amy Balanoff, assistant research professor of behavioral biology at Johns Hopkins University and scholar of brain evolution. The term “bird brain” typically is used as a pejorative, […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Reflecting on Narcissists

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Reflecting on Narcissists,” a look at the myth, reality, and treatment of clinical narcissism, with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, and author of Psychodynamic Therapy Techniques. Do narcissists really love themselves? Are they truly self-confident? Are celebrities more narcissistic than the […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Consciousness Beyond Death?

metrobar dc 640 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Consciousness Beyond Death?” a look at research on whether our minds outlast the rest of us, with J. Kim Penberthy, professor of psychiatry and neurobehavioral […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: Dream Interpretation

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dream Interpretation,” with Richard Bargdill, associate professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, teacher of courses on dream interpretation and the psychology of creativity, and […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: How Therapy Changes Brains

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Therapy Changes Brains,” with Christopher W.T. Miller M.D., associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and psychiatrist and psychoanalyst […]

$13.50 – $17

Profs & Pints DC: It Came from Within

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “It Came from Within,” a look at the real-life psychological disorders behind some of your favorite movie frights, with Brian A. Sharpless, visiting research fellow […]

$13.50 – $17.00

Profs & Pints DC: “Kink” or “Disorder”?

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “‘Kink’ or ‘Disorder’?” an entertaining look at how psychology approaches unusual sexual behaviors, with Brian A. Sharpless, licensed clinical psychologist, visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, […]

$13.50 – $17.

Profs & Pints DC: Dream Interpretation

Penn Social 801 E St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Dream Interpretation,” with Richard Bargdill, associate professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, teacher of courses on dream interpretation and the psychology of creativity, and […]

$13.50 – $17.