Div. 7 is the official developmental psychology section of the American Psychological Association (APA). It is comprised of psychological scientists and others from a variety of disciplines who study or work on human development. Membership in APA is not required.

New Member Information

Cost

  • Always free for undergraduate and graduate student affiliates.

  • Free for members for the first year.

  • $24 per year for members after the first year.

Benefits

Membership in Div. 7 offers a wide variety of benefits for professionals and students interested in developmental psychology, including:

Newsletter

Newsletter

The Div. 7 newsletter, Developmental Psychologist , is distributed twice a year, as well as other periodic notices and announcements relevant to the field.

Awards and Grants

Awards and Grants

Nominate for and receive a variety of awards and grants recognizing important work in the area of developmental psychology. As a member, you are also eligible for dissertation and early career grants to fund your research.

Influence

Influence

Influence psychological science, grant priorities and social policy at the national level.

Networking

Networking

Network with other developmental psychologists and individuals interested in development.


Apply to Join Div. 7


If you prefer to join by phone, please call the APA Division Services Office at (202) 336-6013.

Renewals

  • If you are an APA member, you will renew your existing Div. 7 membership via your APA renewal statement.

  • All non-APA members and affiliates will receive a separate renewal statement each fall for Div. 7 membership.