Developmental Psychology

Developmental psychology is concerned with change and stability across the life-span. Developmental psychologists answer questions about how behaviour is organised and how it changes with age.

  • What is the nature and significance of temperament over the life span?
  • How should we diagnose and deal with dyscalculia?
  • How do children acquire understanding of fractions and algebra?
Groups / Projects Research Lead Dept / Centre
Affective Development and Psychopathology Team Laboratory Director Dr Julian G. Simmons
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Attention Dynamics Lab Laboratory Director Associate Professor Katherine Johnson
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Cognitive and Neuropsychological Development Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Robert Reeve
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
iCATS - Imaging brain development in the Childhood to Adolescence Transition Study Project Contact Details Julian Simmons Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Life-span Development Laboratory Laboratory Director Associate Professor Jeanette Lawrence
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
The SENSE Study (Sleep and Education: learning New Skills Early) ADAPT Laboratory The SENSE Team Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
Trauma Anxiety and Stress (TAS) Lab Director Professor Kim Felmingham
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences

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