Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience

Background

Kate is a graduate student in the Integrative Neuroscience program working with Dr. Marc Berman. She received her B.A. in Cognitive Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Before starting the graduate program, Kate worked as the lab manager for the Environmental Neuroscience Lab at the University of Chicago.

Research Interests

Kate is broadly interested in how one’s physical environment affects physical and mental health, with a focus on the different influences of natural and built environments on attention and fatigue. She is also interested in the differences between wilderness and urban greenspace, and how elements from nature can be integrated into the built environment for cognitive benefits.