Heather Kosakowski

Grad Student, Kanwisher and Saxe Labs

Heather earned an associate’s degree from MassBay and a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. Co-advised by Rebecca Saxe and Nancy Kanwisher, Kosakowski is a PhD candidate at MIT studying functional specialization in the human infant brain. Kosakowski’s research has revealed that infants have regions specialized for processing faces, bodies, and scenes in the same location as adults. A foster care alum, Marine Corps veteran, single mother, and Christian, Kosakowski is an occasional blogger and runner.