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  • Prof. Ora Aviezer
  • Associate Professor
  • Psychology
  • +972(0)52-4681587
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  • developmental psychology, attachment and socioemotional development from infancy to young adulthood, attachment transmission and longitudinal correlates of attachment relations, parenting and the development of self-concept within different ecologies and cultural contexts, the development of autobiographical memory.

  • I am a Professor at the Psychology Dept, Tel Hai academic college, and a licensed developmental psychologist. I was educated at Tel-Aviv University (B.A., M.A) and hold a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Ill, USA.

    1. Parental resources and the coping with Covis-19 of children with type I diabetes 
    2. The association between early mother-child emotional dialogue and adaptation in young adulthood
    3. The "junkyard" practice in Israeli rural kindergartens
    4. Maternal and Paternal sensitivity -similarities and differences
    5. Early childhood education in different cultural contexts
  • Developmental Psychology 

    Developmental Psychopathology

    Early social emotional development

    Research methods in developmental science

  • Aviezer, O., Van IJzendoorn, M., Sagi, A., & Schuengel, C. (1994). “Children of the dream" revisited: 70 years of early child-care in Israeli kibbutzim.  Psychological Bulletin, 116(1), 99-116.  doi: 10.1037/0033-2909.116.1.99

    Aviezer, O., Sagi, A. Joels, T., & Ziv Y. (1999). Emotional availability and attachment representations in kibbutz infants and their mothers. Developmental Psychology. 35, 811-821. doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.35.3.811

    Aviezer, O., Sagi, A., Resnick, G., & Gini, M. (2002). School Competence in Young Adolescent Children: The Impact of Early Attachment Relationships. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26, 397-409. DOI: 10.1080/01650250143000328

    Aviezer, O. (2003). Bedtime talk of three-year-olds: Collaborative repair of miscommunication. First Language, 23, 117-139.DOI: 10.1177/0142723703023001006

    Aviezer, O. & Sagi-Schwartz, A. (2008). Attachment and non-maternal care:  Towards contextualizing the quantity versus quality debate. Attachment and Human Development, 10, 275-285.  DOI: 10.1080/14616730802366699

    Aviezer, O. & Scher, A. (2013). Children's sleep regulation is linked to mothers' sleep related experiences. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 28, 271-281. DOI:

    Aviezer, O., Sher-Censor E., & Stein-Lahad, T. (2017). Earliest memories in Israeli kibbutz upbringing: It is parental engagement that makes a difference. Memory, 25, 1375-1389 DOI:10.1080/09658211.2017.1307991

    Koren-Karie, N., & Aviezer, O. (2017). Mother-child emotion dialogues: The disrupting effect of maternal history of communal sleeping. Attachment & Human Development, 19, 580-597 . DOI:10.1080/14616734.2017.1352610

    Golden, D., Aviezer O., & Ziv, Y. (2018). Modern pedagogy, local concerns: The "Junkyard" on the kibbutz kindergarten. Paedagogica  Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 54(3), 355-370. DOI:10.1080/00309230.2017.1345956

    Dagan, O., Schuengel, C., Verhage, M., van IJendoorn, M., Sagi-Schwartz, A., Madigan, S., Duschinsky, R., Roisman, G., Bernard, K., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M., Bureu, J-F., Volling, B., Wong, M., Colonnesi, C., Brown, J., Eiden, R., Fearon, P. Oosterman, M., Aviezer, O. & Cummings, E.M., (2002). Configurations of mother-child and father-child attachment as predictors of internalizing and externalizing symptoms: An individual participant data (IPD) meta-analysis. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 1-28. DOI: 10.1002/cad.20450