Thursday, 13 January 2005, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Aggression: the biology of war and peace

Professor Keith Kendrick

Aggression lies at the heart of biological competition but its consequence in both human and animal societies can be self-destructive and a threat to social stability.

Do other social species declare war on each other and can we learn anything from them about how to live together in peace?

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Professor Keith Kendrick is Systems and Behavioural Neuroscientist and was Gresham Professor of Physic between 2002 and 2006.
He has been a member of the Home Office's animal procedures committee and has worked at the University of Cambridge undertaking research with regards to how neural networks are organised to control recognition and responses to social and emotional cues. He is a fellow of the Institute of Biology and a member of the British Neuroscience Association.

All of Professor Kendrick’s previous lectures may be accessed here.

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13 January 2005

Aggression: the biology of war and peace
Professor Keith Kendrick

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