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.


Become a member

Joining Div. 7 connects you to a network of developmental psychologists and provides a number of benefits, from access to publications to eligibility for awards and grants.

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Welcome new members

To get begin making the most of your Div. 7 membership, visit our new members page.

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Sign-up for emails

Stay in touch with your colleagues in developmental psychology by subscribing to our email list.

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President’s message

The Div. 7 president’s message outlines the division’s goals, priorities and achievements.


Developmental psychology news


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Developmental Psychologist

The Developmental Psychologist is Div. 7’s newsletter, providing information about news and research in the field of developmental psychology, as well as detailing the initiatives and programs of the division.

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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.

Facebook Connect with Div. 7 on social media
Connect with researchers, learn about upcoming events, discover opportunities and more.

Additional information

Student and early career resources

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

Learn more

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


For all other questions and comments, please contact Div. 7.