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ראשת תוכנית הדוקטורט
חדר 523
02-5880492

 

Maayan Davidov

E-mail: maayan.davidov@mail.huji.ac.il

Website: www.davidovlab.com

 

Higher Education

2006-2007       Postdoctoral Studies (Behavioral Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel)

2002-2004       Postdoctoral Studies (Psychology, University of Haifa, Israel)

1999-2002       Ph.D., (Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada)

1997-1999       M.A., (Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada)

1994-1997       B.A., (Psychology and Education, Tel-Aviv University, Israel)

 

     

Awards and Excellence Scholarships (Within the Past Five Years)

2014/2015                   Teaching excellence list

 

Appointments at the Hebrew University

2014-present  Senior Lecturer, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2007-2014       Lecturer, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

Additional Functions (Within the Past Five Years)

2018-present  Head of Doctoral Program, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2018-2020       Member of an expert advisory committee for Israel’s Ministry of Education (through the Initiative for Applied Education Research), on the facilitation of social-emotional learning in the school system

2016-2020       Chair of the teaching committee, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

2014-2015       Chair of the research committee, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

 

Research Grants (Within the Past Five Years)

2019-2020       School of Social Work Internal Grant, “Dimensions of parenting in infancy and their links to different aspects of socio-emotional development in early childhood”, 36,000 NIS

2014-2017       Israel Science Foundation (ISF), “Experimental Examination of Empathy in Infancy”, 630,000 NIS

2013-2016       The Anita Morawetz Fund for Research on Children at Risk, “Towards Earlier Diagnosis of Autism: Identifying Early Behavioral Markers of Autism Spectrum Disorders and their Biological Underpinnings”, US$ 50,000, together with Ronit Roth-Hanania, Yael Paz, Lidia Gabis & Carolyn Zahn-Waxler

2012-2016       US-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF), “The Development of Empathy During Infancy”, US$ 126,000, together with Carolyn Zahn-Waxler & Ronit Roth-Hanania.

 

 

 

List of Publication (Within the Past Five Years)

 

Chapters in Collections

Grusec, J. E. & Davidov, M. (2015). Analyzing socialization from a domain-specific perspective. In J. E. Grusec & P. D. Hastings (Eds.) Handbook of Socialization: Theory and Research (2nd ed.) (pp. 158-181). New York: Guilford Press.

 

Davidov, M. (2018). Empathy. In M.H. Bornstein, M.E. Arterberry, K.L. Fingerman, & J.E. Lansford (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

 

Grusec, J. E.  & Davidov, M.  (2019). Parent socialization and children’s values. In. M.H. Bornstein  (Ed.) Handbook of Parenting: Volume 3: Being and Becoming a Parent, 3rd Edition (pp. 762-796). New York: Routledge.

 

Journal Articles

Knafo-Noam, A., Uzefovsky, F., Israel, S., Davidov, M., & Zahn-waxler, C. (2015). The prosocial personality and its facets: Genetic and environmental architecture of mother-reported behavior of 7-year-old twins. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 112.

 

Davidov, M., Knafo-Noam, A., Serbin, L. A., & Moss, E. (2015). The Influential Child: How children affect their environment and influence their own risk and resilience.  Development and Psychopathology,27, 947-951.  

 

Davidov, M. & Atzaba-Poria, N. (2016). Maternal discipline and children's adjustment: The role of the cultural and situational context. Social Development, 25, 99-119.

 

Davidov, M., Vaish, A. Knafo-Noam, A., & Hastings, P. D. (2016). The motivational foundations of prosocial behavior from a developmental perspective: Evolutionary roots and key psychological mechanisms. Child Development, 87, 1655-1667.

 

Avinun, R., Davidov, M., Mankuta, D. & Knafo-Noam, A. (2018). Predicting the use of corporal punishment: Child aggression, parent religiosity, and the BDNF gene. Aggressive Behavior, 44, 165-175.

                                                                                                                                                                                      

Uzefovsky, F., Paz, Y., & Davidov, M. (2019). Young infants are pro‐victims, but it depends on the context. British Journal of Psychology.

                                                                                                                                                                                      

Paz, Y., Orlitsky, T., Roth-Hanania, R., Zahn-Waxler, C. & Davidov, M. (in press). Predicting externalizing behavior in toddlerhood from early individual differences in empathy. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

 

Davidov, M., Paz, Y., Roth-Hanania, R., Uzefovsky F., Orlitsky, T., Mankuta, D. & Zahn-Waxler, C. (in press). Caring babies: Concern for others in distress during infancy. Developmental Science.