Human development: From childhood to old age

The School of Psychological Sciences Tel Aviv University - Human development: From childhood to old age

The developmental process from infancy to the elderly period is a fascinating phenomenon and includes underlying brain, physical and psychological processes. How do parenting practices influence child development?  How do sleep-wake patterns evolve and how are they linked to the child's cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning? How children and adolescents develop coping strategies and resilience in response to stressful situations. How do children develop their emotion regulation skills and what are the appropriate interventions for childhood behavioral and emotional problems? What are the unique psychological process associated with development and change in late adulthood and the elderly period?

These questions and others are studied by:

Prof. Michelle Slone, Prof. Yair Bar-Haim, Prof. Gal Sheppes, Prof. Dov Shmotkin and Prof. Avi Sadeh.

The Adler Center for Research in Child Development and Psychopathology in the School of Psychological Sciences provides an additional framework within which these research activities are conducted and disseminated through scientific conferences and meeting related to these topics.


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