Neural mechanisms of aggression – Dayu Lin
Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute Seminar Series Presents
Dayu Lin, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
and Neuroscience and Physiology
New York University
Host: Nirao Shah
Aggression is an innate social behavior essential for competing for resources, securing mates, defending territory and protecting the safety of oneself and family. In the last decade, significant progress has been made towards an understanding of the neural circuit underlying aggression using a set of modern neuroscience tools. Here, I will talk about the history and recent progress in the study of aggression.