The developmental psychology specialization of the Ph.D. Program in Psychology trains scientists to conductresearch to discover and apply basic principles of developmental psychology across the life span in an interdisciplinary context. Doctoral training in developmental psychology exposes students to the issues ofdevelopment in its natural and social contexts, as well as in laboratories. Graduate students study developmental aspects of behavioral systems, family systems, and individual capabilities and competenciesthroughout development.
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