About Div. 7

Div. 7 is organized to:

  • Promote research in the field of developmental psychology.
  • Facilitate the exchange of information about developmental psychology through the division newsletter, website and APA convention program.
  • Enhance undergraduate and graduate education in developmental psychology.
  • Further early career development (e.g., through grants and a communication network).
  • Present awards to both new and established researchers for their outstanding contributions to developmental psychology.
  • Promote the use of scientific knowledge in both applied settings and public policy decisions relevant to the optimal development of infants, children and adults.

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