Emma is now the Director of Research Partnerships at Character Lab. A developmental psychologist by training, Emma received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Character Lab, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Emma Satloff-Bedrick, PhD

Beatriz was a visiting PhD student from August to October 2019. Her research focuses on heterogeneity of early-onset behavior problems and child’s temperament. In particular, she would like to delve into the analysis of the mechanisms by which specific and shared vulnerability factors are related between difficulties.

Beatriz Dominguez, MsC

Hanna was a visiting PhD student during the summer of 2019. She has a BSc in Psychology, a MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology, and has recently received her PhD from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.  

Hanna Lembcke, PhD

Carly is the Program Coordinator at NYU Langone Health's Anxiety and Complicated Grief Program directed by Dr. Naomi Simon. She is overseeing a study investigating the role of sleep in Complicated Grief in those who experience the death of a loved one. She is also working on a study looking at mental health in breast cancer survivors.

Carly Miron, BA

Alexis served as a research assistant in the EDEN Lab for 2 years during her undergraduate career as a psychology major. She is now a postgraduate associate in the CANDLab at Yale University under the direction of Dr. Dylan Gee. 

Alexis Broussard, BA

Sonia graduated from Penn with her BA in Psychology, and a minor in Spanish. She is particularly interested in studying how life context gives rise to criminal, violent, and antisocial behaviors, and how empathy plays a role in the onset of these expressions. Her long-term goal is to pursue a career in clinical psychology. 

Sonia Reardon, BA


Jennifer is a clinical research coordinator at Penn Center for Mental Health with Dr. Rebecca Stewart. She is working on a project to investigate the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices for treatment of substance abuse disorders, including the effectiveness of Philadelphia's new mandate to implement Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.

Jennifer Kwon, BA

Christina graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Her interests lie in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, family studies, neuroscience, and social psychology. She has previously conducted original research on how adverse childhood experiences and severe war-related trauma in Ukraine correlate with mental and physical health outcomes. 

Christina Steele, BA

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Abbie loved her time at EDEN Lab, saying, "I have not only learned so much - SPSS analysis, independent project development, eye-tracking software design - but also made so many incredible connections and friendships. I am excited to be moving to Madison, WI this August to begin my career at Epic Systems as a Technical Solutions Engineer, but I know I will always keep the EDEN Lab team in my heart."

Abigail Presti, BA


Quentin joined the Eden lab in the spring of 2019 and began his honors thesis in the fall. He spent the year examining eye tracking data in young children during visual search task. Quentin will be joining the research team in the Education Sciences Research Core of the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University. 


Wedderburn, BA

Donnisa been in the EDEN lab at the beginning of her junior year. In her words, "the EDEN lab showed what working in a dedicated and supportive team environment is like. The lab has provided me so many opportunities to grow as a researcher and has pushed me to be more independent and take more responsibility for my research. Donnisa will next spend a year as a NU IN PREP scholar at Northwestern University.

Donnisa Edmonds, BA

Alina is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying Cognitive Science and Political Science with a minor in Consumer Psychology. Her main interests in the field of Psychology include the genetic and environmental factors involved in brain development and the study of learning and memory.

Alina Mizrahi