David Elkind, PhD
Dr. Elkind is a renowned author and clinical psychologist. His research has focused on cognitive and social development of children and adolescents and has included studies of stress, its causes, and its effects on children, youth, and families. He has served as a consultant to schools, mental health associations, and private foundations.
- Professor, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development, Tufts University, Boston, MA
- PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Clinical Psychology
- Elkind, D. (2007). The power of play: How spontaneous imaginative activities lead to happier, healthier children. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press.
- Alberts, A., Elkind, D., & Ginsberg, S. (2007). The personal fable and risk-taking in early adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36, 71-76.
- Elkind, D. (2007, November). Flights of fancy. Scholastic Parent and Child, 15(3), 38-45.
- Elkind, D. (2006). The values of outdoor play. Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 171, 6-8.
- Elkind, D. (2005). Response to objectivism and education. The Educational Forum, 69(4), 328-334.
- Advocating for Children
- Be Respectful
- From Button Machines to Piaget
- From Rochester to Tufts
- Going to Geneva
- Liberation from Grant Support
- The Value of Replication Research
- Two Kinds of Researchers
- Writing is Rewriting