Developmental Psychology

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Developmental Psychology

Cogent Psychology

Developmental Psychology considers research on the origins, changes and growth of psychological processes, their antecedents and outcomes. This includes work on prenatal and infant development, child, adolescent development, family and interpersonal relationships, and developmental change across the lifespan. Research reports can cover all areas of the field including biological, neuroscience, clinical, social and educational aspects from a developmental perspective, including experimental, qualitative and quantitative approaches, meta-analyses and reviews.

Meet the Section Editor

Patrick Leman, Developmental Psychology

Patrick Leman is a developmental psychologist with research interests that extend across social, cognitive and educational psychology. His research has focussed principally on the intersection between social and cognitive processes in human development, and how aspects of identity and children's group memberships affect the acquisition of knowledge and emerging social relationships. This work extends to establishing the significance of social context for learning, race, gender, and the development of interventions to promote positive youth development. He holds a BA and MA (Hons) from Oxford University, PhD University of Cambridge, and was previously editor of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology and Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Editorial Advisory Group. He was formerly Dean and Executive Dean of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, UK, and is currently Pro Vice Chancellor for Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences at University of Waikato, New Zealand.


Why Submit to Cogent Psychology?

Cogent Psychology is a fully Open Access journal to serve the ever-growing expansion of multi- and inter-disciplinary research in the psychology field:

  • Unique aims and scope welcoming truly multidisciplinary research in psychology.

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  • Immediate and everlasting free access to your article to anyone worldwide.

  • Rigorous peer review process led by our team of subject experts across specialty sections.

  • Format-free submissions so you can prioritize content over style.

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