Lab Members

Annie Riggs
LAB DIRECTOR

Annie is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at WWU. She received her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016 and her B.A. in psychology and philosophy from the University of California Berkeley in 2009. In her free time she enjoys yoga, cooking, and exploring the beautiful Pacifiic Northwest with her family. Also pictured: future participant of the SCD Lab, Eden! As a child, Annie wanted to be a meteorologist and her favorite books were the Boxcar Children and Harry Potter. 

Ayden Belsky
Undergraduate Student

Ayden is a sophomore studying Psychology and Dance at Western Washington University. In her free time she enjoys hiking and exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends, and dancing. Ayden also enjoys working as an Executive Function Coach at the Sendan Center, and upon graduation plans to attend a graduate program in the field of psychology. As a child, Ayden wanted to be a professional ballerina, and her favorite book was Harry Potter.

Roman Lloyd-Muller
Undergraduate Student

Roman is a senior at Western Washington University and is pursuing a degree in English, while also minoring in psychology. After graduating, Roman plans to work in public administration. He enjoys portrait photography, movies, hiking, interior design, and traveling. Growing up, Roman wanted to be an architect, and his favorite book as a child was A Wrinkle in Time. 

Miranda Long
Graduated Student

Miranda graduated from Western Washington University in 2016. She plans on attending graduate school and conducting research in order to better understand psychological development. As a child, Miranda wanted to be a novelist and enjoyed reading her favorite book Winnie-the-Pooh.

Erin Molello
Undergraduate Student

Erin is a senior studying psychology at Western Washington University. After graduation, she plans on attending a graduate program to further her studying in the field of psychology. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, watching sports, and spending time with her friends and family. As a child she wanted to become a veterinarian, and enjoyed reading her favorite book Pippi Longstocking.

Taylor Wellbrock
Undergraduate Student

Taylor is a senior at Western Washington University. After graduation, she will be attending graduate school to further her education in psychology with a focus on cognitive development.  Her hobbies include road trips, leading at Ekklesia, and making coffee. As a child, Taylor aspired to be an author and write books just like her favorites: The Witches by Roald Dahl, The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkein, and Ida B by Katherine Hannigan.