Pint of Science - An Evening of Empathy (and Dog Bites & Psychopaths!)

7:30pm - 9:30pm / Tuesday 15th May 2018
Type: Lecture / Category: Public / Series: Open House 2018
  • Admission: £4
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Why do we feel empathy for the suffering of others? What factors shape our views on dogs? What do psychopaths dream of? These seemingly random questions are brought together in a harmonious evening of curiosity and answered by three top scientists from the University of Liverpool. We will take you on a journey through the science of how we judge dogs, how we empathise with others and how the “dark” personality traits influence our daily activity patterns. The evening will give you a chance to meet our experts and gently probe them, drink, laugh and learn!

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