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Nicole A. Sugden, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Tel: 604-822-6408



The Development Psychology Section (DPS) is organized to advance our knowledge in Developmental Psychology (DP), to influence public policy, and to provide opportunities for professional, educational, and societal development in our area.

Members are active on DPNet (Electronic Connections for Developmentalists), which is an electronic service for disseminating relevant information to all Developmentalists at all locations. DPNet is now maintained at Carleton University, through the Pickering Centre for Human Development. For further information, contact Kristen Archbell at General information about joining the listserv can be found at




  • NEW 2018 CPA Developmental Section Travel Awards Due June 15, 2018
    The developmental section is pleased to announce the resumption of our travel awards. All CPA Developmental Section members who are student (undergraduate or graduate) or postdoctoral researchers and who are presenting research at this year's conference are eligible to apply. Full application criteria and instructions are available here. Please send completed applications to with the subject line "CPA Developmental Section Travel Awards".
  • Students: Get involved with the Section, click here!