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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’s Div. 7 is required to earn awards. If you would like to join APA, you can do so online.


  • $6 for undergraduate and graduate student affiliates.

  • $12 for members for the first year.

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

Apply to Join Div. 7

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


  • 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.

Last updated: September 2021Date created: August 2012

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