Prof. Lara Boyd is a Neuroscientist and Physical Therapist at UBC. She has held a Canada Research Chair, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Career Scientist award and was a Peter Wall Early Career Scholar in 2012. Dr. Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at UBC. Her TEDx talk “After this your brain will not be the same” has over 24 million views. Prof. Boyd is an expert in mapping how behaviours, environments and experiences affect brain health and learning using techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging and non-invasive brain stimulation. To date this work has largely examined the impact of exercise and learning on neurobiology.