Minds in Development

Welcome to USC's Minds in Development Lab!
We study the origins and early forms of social cognition in infancy and young childhood.



Henrike Moll was interviewed on something she has little time for: BOREDOM! She spoke with Junge Akademie Magazine here about how boredom can be a departure point for creativity in young children. Many parents these days do not leave a lot of room for boredom to creep into their children's lives. They structure and fill their time through and through. Could this potentially be a mistake?

We received this year's interdisciplinary Zumberge Award for a project on children's understanding of questions! 

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is funding our joint project on counterfactual reasoning with Morteza Dehghani. Click here for more. 

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  • Henrike Moll
  • 3620 S. McClintock Ave
  • SGM 716
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089