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ENCORPRENEUR: EXERCISING YOUR BRAIN – DR. KELLY LAMBERT
September 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 amFree
Kelly Lambert is a prominent neuroscientist known for groundbreaking research in brain plasticity and behavior. She and her students use preclinical animal models to learn more about the neurobiology of stress, resilience, depression, parenting, and natural enrichment. She may be most widely known for teaching rats to drive as a way to determine how to unlock the natural healing power of our brains.
Dr. Lambert is the author of more than 70 research articles and two textbooks, as well as three mainstream books including The Lab Rat Chronicles: A neuroscientist reveals life lessons from the planet’s most successful mammals. Her work has been featured on outlets such as National Geographic Radio Show, Big Picture Science, To the Best of our Knowledge, WIRED, and CBS Sunday Morning.
Dr. Lambert has received multiple teaching awards including the Virginia Professor of the Year, VFIC Hiter Harris Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the State Council of Higher Education Outstanding Professor Award. She is the recipient of the 2018 International Behavioral Neuroscience Society Career Achievement Award.