Martin County Library System Press Releases

March 10, 2010

Professor Plumbs Topic of Human Aggression at Cummings March 19

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DATE: MARCH 10, 2010                                                                                

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS 772/221-1403       

WHO:          Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm City Library, Inc., in support of the Martin County Library System     

WHAT:  Chautauqua South: Lifelong Learning @ your library  

IRSC Professor Series


Human Aggression

Presented by Rodney J. Grisham, Ph.D. 

Rodney J. Grisham, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Indian River State College, will present a talk titled “Human Aggression” 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 19 in the Donahum Room of the Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson avenue, Palm City.  The program is free and open to the public.  No tickets or reservations are required.

The tension between human aggression and altruism is at the core of who we are as a species.  The turbulent events of the last few years reveal the extent of the human capacity for harming and helping others.  Professor Grisham will discuss current theories of human aggression to include social, cultural and biological research.


WHEN:      Friday, March 19, 2:30 p.m.

WHERE:   Cummings Library, Donahue Room, 2551 SW Matheson Avenue, Palm City

HOW:         Free and open to the public

For more information call 772/221-1403, pick up a Library Connection or Chautauqua South brochure at any Martin

County library, or visit the library Web site at



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