Roberto Lent is an Emeritus Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and Researcher at the D‘Or Institute for Research and Education. His research work is focused on neuroplasticity with a translational approach that goes from the microstructural underpinnings of brain changes after environmental conditions, to the repercussions of these changes in health and education. Besides his research, he is the Director-General of the Brazilian Network of Science for Education, and a writer of science popularization through press articles and books for all ages.