Kevin Bath received his Ph.D. in the Behavioral and Evolutionary Neuroscience program from the Department of Psychology at Cornell University. He then received postdoctoral training at Weill Cornell Medical College in the Department of Psychiatry and the Laboratory for Neuroendocrinology at Rockefeller University. Dr. Bath is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown. The focus of the Bath lab is to understand how adverse experiences encountered early in life alter the trajectory of neural development and the genetic mechanisms supporting those changes. They seek to understand this question through an evolutionary lens, and attempt to understand how changes in the timing of regional brain development support the proximate goals of survival and reproduction, with implications for expressions of pathological behavior in the instance of a mismatch between the rearing context and the context an animal subsequently finds itself in. To this end, the lab focuses on the development of multiple brain centers, including the social behavioral network, limbic, paralimbic, and cortical brain areas and behaviors associated with the development of each.
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