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Lifespan Development

Lead: Professor Melissa Hines

Research areas: Genes and Environment, Foundational Development, Children and Families, Adolescence, Ageing

Research in this group asks how the brain and behaviour develop over time. We focus on critical developmental periods, including early life and adolescence, ageing, and developmental disorders. We also investigate interactive effects, e.g., between genes and the environment and between families and children.


Research groups and labs associated with this theme


Applied Developmental Psychology Research Group

Cambridge Laboratory for Research into Autism


People specializing in this area