About the section
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.
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