Henrike Moll - Assistant Professor

Dr. Moll began working as an Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology at USC in January 2012. Her research focus lies in children’s understanding of perspectives and their ability to engage in joint attention. Visit Dr. Moll's personal website for more information, including work she did prior to coming to USC. Send her an email.

Allie Khalulyan

Allie is a second-year PhD student in Developmental Psychology with a BA in Psychology from UCLA. As an undergraduate, she studied the developmental trajectories of infant siblings of older children with autism. Her research interests are in social-cognitive development, with an emphasis in how early joint attention shapes children's understanding of minds. Allie likes spending a lot of her free time reading for pleasure or in the sun, exploring new hike trails and seeking nature in this buzzing metropolis. Send her an email.

Tochi Madu

Tochi is a senior Psychology and Biology double major at USC from Cerritos, California. He is highly interested in early childhood development and social cognition due to his intrigue with his younger brother’s development. In addition to his involvement with MID.LA, Tochi works in the Marine Biodiversity Lab at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. In his free time, Tochi enjoys playing basketball and watching national geographic documentaries. Send him an email. 

Lillie Moffett

Lillie is a junior Cognitive Science major at USC from South Pasadena, CA. She absolutely loves spending time with kids and has always been intrigued by how they think and view the world. She is currently interested in the different ways children learn and problem-solve and factors affecting the development of these skills. She is extremely thankful for being a part of the MID.LA lab as the environment is most positive, insightful, and stimulating. Lillie is also the recipient of the prestigious USC Provost's Undergraduate Research Fellowship! As a continuing experimenter and a fellow this summer, she is conducting studies on the development of visual perspective-taking. Send her an email.


Eva Ortega

Eva is a senior Psychology and Neuroscience double major at USC. She aims to continue her graduate studies in Clinical Psychology or Occupational Therapy. Eva's main research interest is to expand the existing research of Theory of Mind and its link to Autism. In her free time, Eva enjoys being an aunt to her niece, Samantha, and, nephew, Joshua. Send her an email.

Sarah Thompson

Sarah is a senior Psychology major from Pasadena, California. As part of the Psychology Honors Program, she is currently doing research on Theory of Mind, specifically false belief understanding in toddlers. Upon graduation, her goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in Developmental or Clinical Psychology. In her free time, Sarah loves traveling, cooking, and playing with my bunny, Jack! Send her an email.

Anna Schwartz

Anna is a junior Psychology major and Global Health and Human Rights minor from Ottawa, Canada. Besides working in the MIDLA lab, she teaches a health class to local high school freshmen. In her free time, Anna likes hiking, going to the beach, and travelling. After graduating, she hopes to pursue a Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology. Send her an email

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