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Graduate studies in the psychology of adult development and aging

Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.

Arizona State University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Developmental, Clinical, and Behavioral Neuroscience

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Psychology of Aging, Developmental Theories across the Lifespan, Developmental Research Designs and Methods, Lifespan developmental transitions

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 2 Full-Time Developmental, 2 Full-Time Clinical and 2 Full-Time Behavioral Neuroscience

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Department supports students in AD&A with graduate stipends and tuition waivers for at least six years

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: None

Practicum and Internship Placements: Local agencies that serve older adult clients

Other Relevant Information and Comments: The Department fosters collaboration among several sub-disciplines of psychology including developmental, clinical, behavioral neuroscience, cognitive, social, and quantitative research methods. Diverse research methods including experimental, longitudinal, and daily diary are used to address developmental issues. Students interested in Adult Development and Aging would apply to the development, clinical or behavioral neuroscience program depending on their primary interests.

Frank Infurna
Department of Psychology
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-1104
Telephone: (480) 727-2716
Department website
Frank Infurna's website

Updated February 2014

Date created: 2012

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