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Developmental Psychology Section

The Developmental Psychology Section promotes the scientific study of the cognitive, emotional, social, perceptual, and biological changes in humans that occur from before birth, through infancy, childhood, adolescence and into adulthood.


Chair Debbie Riby
Chair Elect Vacant
Honorary Treasurer Hayley Cooper
Honorary Secretary Emma Vardy
Newsletter Editor

Amy Pearson

Emily McDougal

Information Officer

Thomas Gallagher-Mitchell

Committee Members:

Charlotte Bagnall

Sheila Cunningham

Rachel Nesbit

Saloni Krishnan

Lisa Morrison Coulthard

Sarah Rose

Ellen Ridley

Josephine Ross

BJDP Representatives



Conference planning Representatives



PsyPAG Representative

Harriet Tenenbaum

Michaela Gummerum


Sarah Rose

Hayley Gilman


Caroline Appleton

JSPD Representative Hiromi Tsuji
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