Neuroscience in the Media

Articles and Presentations by Dr. Kelly Lambert

Online Lectures

What is biological psychology or behavioral neuroscience? 

How do parenting and the environment affect brain development?

Teaching biological psychology

Brain scene investigations, illustrations, and other features of Biological Psychology

The importance of learning about the brain

Women in STEM Speaker Series, 2016: "The Neurobiology of Real Life: Lessons from Rats, Brains and Never-ending Uncertainties." 

IBNS Symposium Lecture, 2014: "The Effects of Natural and Artificial Environments on Biomarkers of Emotional Resilience."


Media pieces highlighting research from the Lambert lab

The Times of IndiaBe Your Own Prozac, (Oct 26, 2014). 

The Washington PostWith exposure to babies, rodent dads’ brains, like moms’ become wired for nurture (June 13, 2013). 

Big Picture ScienceOh Rats! (2012).

Articles written for more mainstream sources:

Santa on the brain

Santa on the brain

New York Times,Santa on the Brain  (Dec 21, 2013).

Scientific American Mind-A Tale of 2 Rodents. Rats teach a neuroscientist lessons of love-or at least sex (September 30, 2011).

New York Post, Rats! (July 10, 2011).

The Washington Post review of The Lab Rat Chronicles (June 13,2011) .

National Geographic Radio "Weekend" interview with Boyd Matson(June 13,2011).

Journal of Visualized Experiments: Using a Comparative Species Approach to Investigate the Neurobiology of Paternal Responses (Sept. 19,2011).

Whole Living, Body + Soul, DIY Therapy: How Handiwork Can Treat Depression (June 2010).

Wisconsin Public Radio's  'To the Best of our Knowledge',  Kelly Lambert on the Healing Power of Craft (Oct. 4, 2009)

Scientific American Mind, Depressingly Easy (2008).

Scientific American MindBrain Stains: Traumatic therapies can have long-lasting effects on mental health.
Kelly Lambert and Scott Lilenfeld (October 2007).

The Observer (UK)  Want to boost your brain power? Just have a baby (January 2006).