BWIS Networking Group

Everett Waters, Ph.D., Professor, Dept. Psychology, SUNY Stony Brook

Thursday, June 17, 2010, 12:00 pm — Berkner Hall, Room B

Always There For Me: The Developmental Significance of Early Experience With Parents 12 noon, Thursday June 17, 2010 Berkner Everett Waters Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Child Development Professor Waters will discuss current thinking and research on the nature of children’s ties to their primary caregivers and the influence of early relationship experience on independence, parenting, social support in marriage, care for elderly parents, and mentoring. In recognition of Father’s Day, the male parent, though rarely the focus of theory or research, will not go entirely unmentioned. Professor Waters received a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, Institute of Child Development. He is currently a professor of Social/Developmental Psychology at Stony Brook University where he is engaged in a wide range of research on attachment relationships from infancy through adulthood. Many women scientist have had supportive and influential male mentors and role models. BWIS is sponsoring this lecture as a thank you to our colleagues! For more information,contact Lynne Ecker, Ext. 2538, or lecker@bnl.gov The lecture is free and open to the public. Visitors age 16 and over must bring a photo ID. Sponsored by Brookhaven Women in Science. Empowering Women in Science and Technology. In many areas of science, men greatly outnumber women. Almost all women scientists have had supportive and influential male mentors and role models. Therefore, our networking group would like to sponsor a lecture to celebrate Father's Day as a "Thank you" to our colleagues who have helped us in our careers. Professor Waters will discuss current thinking and research on the nature of children's ties to their primary caregivers and the influence of early relationship experiences.

Hosted by: Lynne Ecker

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