Scientific Publications

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Below are publications from research conducted at Randolph-Macon College and the University of Richmond from 2011 to 2016.

2016 Publications

Rat with young

Rat with young

  • Pawluski, J.L., Kinsley, C.H., &  Lambert, K. (2016).  Neuroplasticity in the maternal hippocampus:  Relation to cognition and effects of repeated stress.  Hormones and Behavior, 77, 86-97.
  • Bardi, M., Kaufman, C., Franssen, C., Hyer, M.M., Rzucidlo, A., Brown, M., Tschirhart, M., & Lambert, K.G. (2016).  Paper or plastic?  Exploring the effects of natural enrichment on behavioral and neuroendocrine responses in Long-Evans rats.  Journal of Neuroendocrinology, doi:10.1111/jne.12383.
  • Kinsley, C.H., Bardi, M., Lambert, K.G., & Neigh, G. (2016). Development and Endocrinology.  In: Neigh, G. (ed.).  Sex Differences in Physiology.  New York:  Elsevier.
  • Lambert, K., Hyer, M., Bardi, M., Rzucidlo, A., Scott, S., Terhune-Cotter, b., Hazelgrove, A., Silva, I., & Kinsley, C. (2016).  Natural-enriched environments lead to enhanced environmental engagement and altered neurobiological resilience.  Neuroscience, 330, 386-394.

2015 Publications

Raccoon brain

Raccoon brain

  • Lambert, K., Nelson, R.J., Jovanovic, T., & Cerda, M. (2015).  Brains in the City:  Neurobiological effects of urbanization.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 58, 107-122.
  • Lambert, K. (2015).  Do or DIY.  Royal Society for Arts (RSA) Journal, Issue I, 20-23.

2014 Publications

Rat with pups

Rat with pups

  • Lambert, K.G., Hyer, M.M., Rzucidlo, A., Bergeron, T., Landis, T., & Bardi, B. (2014).  Contingency-based emotional resilience:  Effort-based reward training and flexible coping lead to adaptive responses to uncertainty in male rats.  Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, DOI:10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00124
  •  Bardi, M., Eckles, M., Kirk, E., Landis, T., Evans, S., & Lambert, K.G. (2014).  Parity modifies endocrine hormones in urine and problem-solving strategies of captive owl monkeys (Aotus spp.). Comparative Medicine, 64, 486-95.
  • Kinsley C.H., Blair J.C., Karp N.E., Hester N.W., McNamara I.M., Orthmeyer A.L., McSweeney,M.C., Bardi M., Karelina K., Christon L.M., Sirkin M.R., Victoria L.W., Skurka D.J., Fyfe C.R., Hudepohl M.B., Felicio L.F., Franssen R.A., Meyer E.E., da Silva I.S., & Lambert K.G. (2014). The mother as hunter: Significant reduction in foraging costs through enhancements of predation in maternal rats. Hormones and Behavior, 66:649-654. 

2013 Publications

Neurons in rat hippocampus

Neurons in rat hippocampus

  • Bardi, M., True, M., Franssen, C.L., Kaufman, C., Rzucidlo, A., & Lambert, K.G. (2013).  Effort-Based Reward (EBR) training enhances neurobiological efficiency in a problem-solving task: Insights for depression therapies.  Brain Research, 1490, 101-110.
  • Lambert, K.G., & Franssen, C. L. (2013).  The dynamic nature of the parental brain.  In: Wilcox, W.B., & Kline, K.K. (Eds).  Gender and Parenthood:  Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives, pp. 19-39.  New York:  Columbia University Press.
  • Lambert, K.G., Franssen, C.L., Hampton, J.E., Rzucidlo, A.M., Hyer, M.M., True, M., Kaufman, C., & Bardi, M.  (2013).  Modeling Paternal Attentiveness:  Distressed Pups Evoke Differential Neurobiological and Behavioral Responses in Paternal and Nonpaternal Mice.  Neuroscience, 234, 1-12.

2012 Publications

Neurons and glia in rat hippocampus

Neurons and glia in rat hippocampus

  • Lambert, K.G. & Kinsley, C.H. (2012).  Neurobiological modifications at the onset of parenthood. Invited manuscript submitted to Parenting:  Science and Practice, 54, 16-27.
  • Gerecke, K.M., Kishore, R., Jasnow, A., Quadros-Menella, P., Parker, S., Koob, F.J., Kinsley, C.H. & Lambert, K.G. (2012).  Alterations of sex-typical microanatomy:  Prenatal stress modifies the structure of medial preoptic area neurons in rats.  Developmental Psychobiology, 54, 16-27.
  • Franssen, R.A., Rzucidlo, A.M., Franssen, C.L., Hampton, J.E., Benkovic, S.A., Bardi, M., Kinsley, C.H., & Lambert, K.G. (2012).  Reproductive experience facilitates recovery from kainic acid-induced neural insult in female Long Evans rats.  Brain Research, 1454, 80-89.
  • Lambert, K.G. (2012).  The parental brain:  Transformations and adaptations.  Physiology and Behavior, 107, 792-800.
  • Blakeslee, S., DiChristina, M., Raeburn, P., & Lambert, K. (2012).  Behavioral Neuroscience and the media.  Physiology and Behavior, 107, 617-622.
  • Bardi, M., Rhone, A.P., Franssen, C.L, Hampton, J.E., Shea, E.A., Hyer, M.M., Huber, J., & Lambert, K.G. (2012).  Behavioral training and predisposed coping strategies interact to influence resilience in Long-Evans rats:  Implications for depression.  Stress, 15, 306-317.

2011 Publications:  

California mouse

California mouse

  • Bardi, M., Franssen, C.L., Hampton, J.E., Shea, E.A., Fanean, A. P., & Lambert, K.G., (2011). Paternal experience and stress responses in the California mouse (Peromyscus californicus).  Comparative Medicine, 60, 20-30.
  • Lambert, K.G., Franssen, C.L., Bardi, M., Hampton, J.E., Hainley, L., Karsner, S., Tu, E.B., Hyer, M.M., Crockett, A., Baranova, A., Ferguson, T., Ferguson, G., & Kinsley, C.H. (2011).  Characteristic and distinct neurobiological patterns differentiate paternal responsiveness in two Peromyscus species.  Brain, Behavior, and Evolution, 77, 159-175.
  • Lambert, K. G. (Sept/Oct 2011).  A tale of two rodents:  Rats teach a neuroscientist lessons of love  or at least sex.  Scientific American Mind.
  • Franssen, C.L., Bardi, M., Lambert, K.G. (2011).  Using a comparative species approach to investigate the neurobiology of paternal responses.  Journal of Visualized Experiments, 55, e3173
  • Franssen C.L., Bardi M., Shea E.A., Hampton, J.E., Franssen R.A., Kinsley, C.H., Lambert K.G. (2011). Fatherhood Enhances Learning and Associated Neural Responsiveness. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 23, 1177-87.

Learn more about Dr. Lambert's neuroscience research on the Books page and Neuroscience in the Media pages.