Mariann Kovacs

Doctoral Scientist

Mariann received her BA in Psychology at the University of Pécs, Hungary and completed her MSc in Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. In her PhD she is studying the feasibility of combining oxytocin with a social learning program to improve mental state and emotion recognition in people with autism spectrum conditions. Her PhD is funded by the Cambridge Trust and it is supervised by Dr Richard Bethlehem and Professor Baron-Cohen.

Before her PhD she worked as assistant psychologist at the Neuropsychology department of Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge as well as at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery in London. Prior to that she was also involved in a wet lab project, testing drug targets to improve myelin regeneration following injury.


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