Bryan Kolb PhD

University of Lethbridge

Dr. Bryan Kolb's, from the University of Lethbridge, recent work has focused on how neurons of the cerebral cortex change in response to various factors including hormones, experience, drugs, neurotrophins, and injury, and how these changes are related to behaviour. Dr. Kolb has published 5 books, including two textbooks with Ian Whishaw (Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology, Fifth Edition; Introduction to Brain and Behavior, Second Edition), and roughly 300 articles and chapters. Dr. Kolb was awarded a Killam Fellowship from the Canada Council and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He is a former President of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior, and Cognitive Science and former President of the Experimental Division of the Canadian Psychological Association. He is recipient of the Hebb from both Canadian Society for Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Sciences (CSBBCS) and CPA. He is currently a theme leader in the Canadian Stroke Network and a member of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research’s program on Experience Based Brain Development.