Div. 7 seeks input on COVID-19

In this survey, Div. 7 seeks suggests and recommendations from members about how developmental psychologists can support human development during the pandemic.

About us

Div. 7 provides a professional home for developmental psychologists. By supporting research and the academic and professional growth of students, early career psychologists and seasoned professionals, Div. 7 advances the understanding of human development in both applied and public policy settings.



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Developmental Psychologist

The Developmental Psychologist newsletter is a publication of Div. 7, offering members timely information about research, awards, and news in their field.

Deborah Lowe Vandell

President's message

Div. 7 is committed to advancing cutting-edge science in developmental psychology and to promoting the use of developmental science to improve the lives of children, adolescents and adults around the world. In these times — more than ever before — our scholarship is needed to provide evidence-based research to inform important questions.


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Info about Kids

This resource, an ongoing collaboration of the Consortium for Science-Based Information on Children, Youth and Families, promotes healthy child and family development by highlighting science-based information for those who care for or work with children.

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Child and Family Blog

This blog focuses on research into cognitive, social, and emotional development, and family dynamics, as well as the transformation of this research into policy and practice.

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Student and early career resources

To assist students and early career psychologists, Div. 7 maintains information about graduate programs, job lists and more.

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To learn more about the division and developmental psychology, please explore the division’s about page.


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