Psychology Professor Kelly Lambert
Behavioral neuroscience and the media , which Lambert co-wrote, appeared in the 2012 Physiology and Behavior journal.
Lambert also co-wrote Behavioral training and predisposed coping strategies interact to influence resilience in male Long-Evans rats: Implications for depression, which appeared in the 2012 Stress journal.
In addition, Lambert co-wrote Brain and Behavioral Modifications That Accompany the Onset of Motherhood, which was published in the January 2012 Parenting: Science and Practice journal.
She is also the author of The parental brain: Transformations and adaptations, which was published in the March 2012 Physiology & Behavior journal.
Lambert also co-wrote Reproductive experience facilitates recovery from kainic acid-induced neural insult in female Long–Evans rats, which was published in the March 2012 journal Brain Research.
Lambert, who serves as chair of the R-MC Psychology Department, joined the faculty in 1989. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Samford University and her master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.
Lambert, who serves as co-director of the Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, was in 2007 awarded the Samuel Nelson Gray Distinguished Professor Award at R-MC. In 2008 she was named Virginia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). She is the author of The Lab Rat Chronicles: A Neuroscientist Reveals Life Lessons from the Planet's Most Successful Mammals (Perigee Penguin, 2011).