Developmental Psychology

Division 7: Developmental Psychology promotes research in the field of developmental psychology and high standards in the application of scientific knowledge to educational, child care, policy, and related settings. The Division selects recipients for the G. Stanley Hall Award for senior scholars, the Boyd R. McCandless Award for young developmental psychologists, and the Outstanding Dissertation Awards for new PhDs. The newsletter Developmental Psychology® is published twice a year.



Gail S. Goodman, PhD, University of California, Davis
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Kali Trzesniewski, PhD, University of California, Davis



Developmental Psychology® (two issues per year)
Editor: Kate McLean, Western Washington University

Read about Div. 7 in the Monitor
Facilitating research with children: Div. 7 spotlights the unique research-approval challenges of its members

Division Meetings

Contact Information

For membership-related inquiries:

APA Division Services
750 First St, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: (202) 336-6013

For all other Division 7 inquiries:

Bonnie P. Klein-Tasman, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Telephone: (414) 229-3060
Fax: (414) 229-5219