Thursday, 23 January 2003, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Animal senses: how do they perceive the world and what important things can they sense that we cannot?

Professor Keith Kendrick

The way the world is perceived by any species is dependent upon how sense organs and the nervous system interpret cues. The same world can appear very differently to other species. We will consider how the world is experienced by other animal species, and how and why the visual and auditory senses have taken over from smell during the course of mammalian evolution.

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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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23 January 2003

Animal senses: how do they perceive the world and what important things can they sense that we cannot?
Professor Keith Kendrick

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