Doctoral-level forum at which speakers & students address current topics in developmental science including neurobiological, behavioral, & contextual processes across infancy, childhood, adolescence, & early adulthood. Topics are aimed at consolidation of doctoral students' advanced understanding of theoretical foundations & empirical innovations in the study of human development. Focuses on
social development, emotional development, & cognitive development within multiple cultural & socioeconomic contexts. Areas of research may include children’s language development, development of executive function & effortful control, & cultural & ethnic identity development.