Scientific programme

European Conference on Behavioural Biology

Scientific programme for the ECBB 

Symposium submission is now closed. We are pleased to announce the following plenary speakers and symposia.

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Plenary speakers

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Dr Andrew King (Swansea University)
Come Together: Sociality, Heterogeneity, Organisation and Leadership in Animal Societies

Prof Michael Mendl (University Of Bristol)
Animal affect and decision-making

Dr Amanda Seed (University of St Andrews)
Seeking the Origins of Inquiring Minds – Studies of Causality and Control in Primates and Children

Prof Barbara Taborsky (University of Bern)
Social evolution: accounting for plasticity can reverse theoretical predictions

Prof Judy Stamps (University of California)
Bayesian Development for Empiricists

Symposia titles

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1. Social instability: Direct fitness consequences and underlying physiological mechanisms. L. A. Ebensperger, L. D. Hayes

2. Acoustic signatures in animal vocalisations. L. Favaro, M. Gamba, M. Scheumann

3. Individual identity signalling in animals: Biology of individual distinctiveness and its applications. P. Linhart, T. Petrusková

4. Cooperative interactions in fishes. H. Tanaka, J.G. Frommen

5. Emerging techniques in the study of behavioural plasticity. V. Marasco, M. Larriva, K. A. Spencer

6. Animal Personality: providing new insights into behaviour? V. Wilson, D. Altschul

7. The role of hormones in mediating behavioural phenotypic plasticity to anthropogenic change. W. Goymann, K. Spencer

8. The trade-offs of honest signals. D.J. Penn, S. Számadó